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  • Crews rescue horse from ditch near Stoke Lacy

    Monday 20 May 2019

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service's large animal rescue team from Bromyard and a crew from Hereford were called to Stoke Lacy to rescue a horse which was stuck in a ditch.

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  • Investigation confirms cause of Hereford house fire

    Monday 20 May 2019

    Fire Investigation Officers from Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) can confirm that the cause of Friday's fatal house fire in Cobhall Close, Hereford was accidental.

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  • Sprinkler systems are hugely effective in controlling fires

    Monday 20 May 2019

    The effectiveness and reliability of sprinkler systems made it an easy decision for Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service to give maximum support to the National Fire Chiefs Council's (NFCC) National Sprinkler Week campaign.

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  • Woman dies in house fire in Hereford

    Monday 20 May 2019

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) was called to a house fire in Cobhall Close, Hereford at 12:35 on Friday 17 May 2019. Sadly the female resident of the property died at the scene.

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  • Severe house fire in Hereford

    Friday 17 May 2019

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is attending an incident at a house fire in Redhill, south Hereford. Six fire engines attended from HWFRS as well as Police and the Ambulance Service.

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  • Multi-agency activity closes commercial premises in Ross-on-Wye

    Wednesday 15 May 2019

    HWFRS, West Mercia Police, and Herefordshire Trading Standards have successfully secured a closure notice for a commercial premise on Brookend Street in Ross-on-Wye.

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  • A spring clean could save your life

    Monday 13 May 2019

    It may be the last month of Spring, but there is still time to squeeze in a final spring clean. Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is asking people to clear the clutter that may be blocking escape routes and to make sure their family, guests and loved ones know how to get out, stay out, and call 999 in the event of a fire.

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  • Signing awareness could be a way of Saving More Lives

    Friday 10 May 2019

    Deaf Awareness Week begins on Monday and Bromsgrove firefighter Sophie Newnes has all the signs of being a great communicator. Sophie is an operational crew member at Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service with a working knowledge of sign language.

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  • Consultation on fire and rescue service DCP duty system

    Thursday 09 May 2019

    HWFRS has begun a consultation about duty systems at Hereford, Worcester, and Bromsgrove Fire Stations about the proposed changes to the Day Crewing Plus (DCP) duty system.

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  • Fire Service marks Firefighters’ Memorial Day

    Wednesday 08 May 2019

    Current and former fire crew of Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service around the two counties were joined by members of the public, local councillors and the High Sherriff of Herefordshire to mark International Firefighters' Day.

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