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  • Road Traffic Collision on M5

    Monday 15 April 2013

    Fire crews were called to assist at a road traffic collision on the M5 southbound near Droitwich (between junctions 5 and 6) this morning (Monday 15 April).

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  • Brick-built shed destroyed in fire

    Monday 15 April 2013

    A brick-built shed at a farm in Quarry Lane, Halesowen, was destroyed by fire yesterday evening (Sunday 14 April).

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  • Crews called to leaking fridge

    Monday 15 April 2013

    Crews from Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) were called to The Crown Inn at Lea in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday afternoon (13 April) after a fridge at the premises developed a gas leak.

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  • Winning teams go forward to national competition

    Monday 15 April 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) say that the Rescue Challenge event held in Wychbold on Saturday (13 April) was extremely successful, with crowds of people turning up to watch as the competing teams faced their respective challenges.

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  • Free Rider Skills Days

    Tuesday 09 April 2013

    Motorcyclists across Worcestershire and beyond are being encouraged to come along to a Rider Skills Day this month where they can take advantage of a free one-hour assessed ride-out with a qualified IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists) observer!

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  • The Spike in Chimney Fires Continues

    Friday 05 April 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) was called to FIVE more chimney fires in the last 24-hours, and is repeating its advice for those with a real fire or woodburning stove to book an appointment without delay if their chimney is due a clean.

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  • Smoking is Biggest House Fire Killer

    Friday 05 April 2013

    Smokers are being warned that they must wake up to the deadly dangers of smoking - especially when tired – as Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) highlights that more than a third of all deaths in fires in the home are caused by cigarettes.

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  • Chernobyl Children Visit Redditch Fire Station

    Friday 05 April 2013

    Redditch firefighters will be welcoming a group of children from Chernobyl at the fire station next week.

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  • Thanks Following Pershore Charity Car Wash

    Friday 05 April 2013

    Firefighters report that their charity car wash held outside the Co-Op supermarket in Pershore on Saturday (30 March) raised more than three hundred pounds for the Fire Fighters Charity.

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  • Narrowboat Rescue

    Wednesday 03 April 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) was called to Diglis Basin in Worcester at 11.15am this morning (2 April) following reports that a narrow boat had become stuck in the water with people on board.

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