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Heritage Group Volunteers at Aston Fire Station' Museum.
9 April 2024
Work to relocate the West Midlands Fire Service Heritage Group to its 'new' home has come to fruition - in time to mark the service's 50th anniversary.
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A graphic showing lots of buildings, roads, canals representative of the West Midlands, with fire service vehicles on the roads.
3 April 2024
Discover the West Midlands Fire Service Strategy & Community Risk Management Plan for 2024-27 - A community-informed approach to managing risk and enabling services with value and people at heart.
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A damaged UPP E-Bike Battery
26 March 2024
Joint working proves successful as dangerous batteries removed from sale
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Staff gather at HQ for Iftar
15 March 2024
Staff from across West Midlands Fire Service come together for a day of fasting.
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Oliver Lee in a grey jacket and open neck shirt, pictured as he gives a presentation
12 March 2024
West Midlands Fire Service confirms appointment of interim Chief Executive Officer, Oliver Lee OBE
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8 March 2024
Join us in celebrating International Women's Day 2024 with the theme 'Inspire Inclusion'. Learn about the journeys and achievements of some of our female staff, and the impact of diversity and inclusion at WMFS.
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Image of our crest with the areas we cover written in partly transparent text in the background
26 February 2024
Residents will pay just four pence a week extra for West Midlands Fire Service from April
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Image of our crest with the areas we cover written in partly transparent text in the background
8 February 2024
People living in West Bromwich building were at risk of death or serious injury
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An orange package of Abo Alabed wood coal
6 February 2024
Potentially fatal fumes detected at 'wood coal' incidents
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