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  • Man rescued from Hereford flat fire

    Monday 30 January 2017

    Early yesterday morning (29 January), firefighters rescued a man from a flat fire in Springfield Avenue, Hereford. The Service was called at approximately 3:45am and three crews from Hereford Fire Station attended the incident.

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  • Fire in Worcester apartment building

    Friday 27 January 2017

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service received reports of a fire in a residential apartment building on Princes Drive, Worcester at approximately 8.15pm on Thursday evening (26 January).

    Three fire engines from Worcester Fire Station arrived swiftly at the scene and on arrival the crews were faced with a fire within the communal stairwell of a two-storey building. The staircase itself was heavily smoke-logged.

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  • Police crackdown on distracted drivers

    Thursday 26 January 2017

    Warwickshire Police, West Mercia Police and the Safer Roads Partnership are supporting the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) mobile phone week of action this week, by reminding motorists to avoid deadly distractions at the wheel and continuing to crack down on anyone who breaks the law.

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  • Opportunity to join exciting Fire Service youth group

    Monday 16 January 2017

    An exciting opportunity has recently arisen for 13-17 year olds to join the Young Firefighters Association (YFA), which helps young people challenge themselves, make new friends, learn exciting firefighting skills and help their communities.

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  • Local water rescue team dispatched to Norfolk

    Friday 13 January 2017

    A HWFRS specialist water rescue team from Droitwich Fire Station and a Tactical Advisor have been sent to Norfolk to prepare for expected flooding this weekend.

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  • Make a new year’s resolution: test your smoke alarms every week

    Friday 06 January 2017

    With the New Year underway, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service as part of the Fire Kills campaign are asking people to make testing their smoke alarms weekly one of their New Year's resolutions.

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