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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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Kash Singh in hyperbaric chamber
28 April 2022
Staff from across WMFS have been given access to the Rugby-based centre’s hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), with one describing the results as ‘astonishing’.
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4 May 2021
WMFS Firefighter features on BBC's The One Show following a day in the life of a Muslim during Ramadan.
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25 January 2021
140 WMFS volunteers start training with St John Ambulance to support the NHS programme
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16 December 2020
Lateral Flow Tests now available for West Midlands Fire Service staff as part of a partnership with Wolverhampton Council.
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15 April 2020
West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) is taking part in the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) Ready, Willing, Able campaign launched today (Wed 15 April).
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10 October 2019
Tipton firefighters have paid tribute to a late friend and colleague who took his own life, by producing a mental health learning package for our staff.
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