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From 4 April 2022, the details of the most significant incidents we attend, that may affect our communities, are on our dedicated incidents page.
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6 April 2020
Non-operational staff from across West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) have today (Mon 6 April) started to deliver essential care packages to vulnerable people.
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3 March 2020
We’ve joined forces with health colleagues to help residents keep their homes smoke-free.
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30 December 2019
Two brothers and their sister are the latest trio of siblings to be working as West Midlands firefighters at the same time.
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28 November 2019
Do you know of a wrecked or empty building that might attract arsonists? We’re asking people to report derelict premises to the appropriate West Midlands council, so they can be boarded up and secured.
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6 November 2019
A shocking multi-vehicle crash scene and a live demonstration of our rescue procedures, including the extrication of crash ‘victims’ from the vehicles using specialist cutting equipment, were staged at Coventry University.
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13 May 2019
Supported by the Mental Health Foundation, the week aims to end the stigma of mental health and show that 'It's OK to not be OK'.
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7 March 2019
To mark National Apprenticeship Week, a number of our partner training organisations joined us at our headquarters to share course details with staff interested in boosting their skills.
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