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  • Preventing electrical heating house fires

    Monday 26 November 2018

    In the last three years 15% of house fires in Herefordshire and Worcestershire were caused by heating appliances, resulting in two deaths and 18 injuries. Here HWFRS offers advice to avoid winter warming becoming a seasonal tragedy.

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  • Senior citizens at greatest risk of home electrical fires

    Monday 19 November 2018

    Nationally 11 accidental electrical fires a day affect people aged 65 and over, and Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is asking people to check on older neighbours and friends, during Electrical Fire Safety Week.

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