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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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Volunteers pictured with DeputyChief Fire Officer, Simon Barry, Children and Young People’s Manager, Carol Morgan, and Volunteers Co-ordinator, Sally Hitchman.
5 June 2023
Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Simon Barry, paid tribute to our many volunteers in a celebratory afternoon for Volunteer Week 2023
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Fire crews use equipment to gain entry to a white van during a training exercise
27 April 2023
Vehicles seized by Birmingham City Council from criminal fly-tippers are being put to life-saving use by West Midlands Fire Service.
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A montage of firefighters doing different rescue, water and extrication tasks with the UKRO logo and names of the 7 UKRO challenges.
21 September 2022
Nearly 40 UK fire and rescue services, and some from abroad, will do battle as they’re assessed by expert judges across a range of challenges
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A montage of firefighters doing different rescue, water and extrication tasks with the UKRO logo and names of the 7 UKRO challenges.
2 September 2022
Nearly 40 UK fire and rescue services will do battle as they’re assessed by expert judges in front of live crowds at Smithfield Birmingham at a free event at the end of September.
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Sutton Coldfield Fire Station
19 April 2022
14 May open day at Sutton Coldfield fire station celebrates it becoming West Mids Fire Service's third Technical Rescue Unit
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5 January 2021
A free, online event exploring how West Midlands Fire Service and partners have risen to the challenge of the pandemic
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7 September 2020
Don’t let your COVID-19 precautions increase your risk of fire.
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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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27 November 2019
Last night (26 Nov) at The Guardian Public Service Awards 2019, West Midlands Fire Service scooped top spot in the Workplace Diversity category.
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