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  • Fire Service issues tumble dryer safety advice

    Wednesday 10 February 2016

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is issuing safety advice after a number of tumble dryer brands are reviewing the safety of their products.

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  • Wall collapses in Evesham and injures two children

    Monday 08 February 2016

    This morning (08 February), Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service was called reports of a collapsed garden wall that had injured two children in Bretforton, Evesham.

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  • Enjoy cooking safely this month

    Friday 05 February 2016

    With the Chinese New Year and Shrove Tuesday next week, Valentine's Day and National Chip Week later in February HWFRS is issuing vital safety messages to people across the two counties

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  • Over 40 firefighters spend the night tackling a large fire in Ross-on-Wye

    Thursday 04 February 2016

    Over 40 firefighters and six fire engines, including one from Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service, have been tackling a large fire at an industrial estate overnight in Ross-on-Wye.

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  • Fire Service sign up to mental health anti-stigma pledge

    Thursday 04 February 2016

    Last Tuesday (26th January), Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) joined over 300 emergency service employers in England in signing up to the Blue Light Time to Change Pledge, in support of Time to Talk Day, which is taking place today (4th February). The pledge aims to put an end to mental health stigma and discrimination in the workplace.

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  • Chimney Safety Advice

    Tuesday 02 February 2016

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is re-issuing its chimney safety advice after fire crews have attended a number of chimney/wood burner fires over the two counties in the last few weeks.

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  • Work on the new Evesham Fire Station begins

    Monday 01 February 2016

    A sod-cutting ceremony took place this morning (1 February) to celebrate the start of building the new Evesham Fire Station, which is due to be complete at the end of November 2016.

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