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  • Let us know about your public firework display

    Monday 06 October 2014

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is encouraging anyone who is holding an organised public bonfire or firework display in Herefordshire or Worcestershire for Bonfire Night to let them know details about the event.

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  • Chimney fire safety promoted

    Monday 06 October 2014

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is highlighting chimney fire safety as part of this year's Winter Safety Campaign.

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  • Fire Authority Meeting

    Wednesday 01 October 2014

    Fire stations that were previously being considered for closure to meet the significant financial savings required over the next few years are to remain open for the foreseeable future, Hereford & Worcester Fire Authority has confirmed today.

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  • Ageing Safely Week 2014

    Tuesday 23 September 2014

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is supporting the Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) Ageing Safely Week which will run from 29 September to 5 October 2014.

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  • Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service support Gas Safety Week

    Wednesday 10 September 2014

    As part of the Fire Kills campaign, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) has pledged its support for Gas Safety Week (15-21 September).

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  • Making a clean sweep for safety

    Wednesday 03 September 2014

    With summer drawing to a close, Chimney Fire Safety Week (8 –14 September) provides a timely reminder to make sure that your chimney is ready for the winter months ahead. As part of the national Fire Kills campaign, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is urging householders to ensure their chimney is safe and to have their chimney swept by a registered chimney sweep.

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  • Back to school road safety reminder

    Friday 29 August 2014

    Hopefully we still have a few more weeks of the summer season left. However, summer holidays for most students across Warwickshire and West Mercia are now coming to an end and, as we all know, the school year comes with a substantial increase in morning and evening traffic.

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  • Fire Service warns of risk of wild fires

    Wednesday 16 July 2014

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is urging members of the public to take care during this current spell of dry weather as every year fire destroys thousands of acres of countryside and wildlife habitats.

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  • Set up camp safely: The hazards of the great outdoors

    Wednesday 16 July 2014

    As part of the Fire Kills campaign Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is asking the people of the two counties to stay safe this summer as they make the most of the weather and enjoy the great outdoors, whether camping, cooking or exploring.

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  • Fire Service warns of risk of wild fires

    Wednesday 16 July 2014

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is urging members of the public to take care during this current spell of dry weather as every year fire destroys thousands of acres of countryside and wildlife habitats.

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