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3 November 2021
Any emergency service worker being attacked as they go about their work is clearly wrong and won’t be tolerated.
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19 October 2021
International Control Room Week is a time when we, with other services around the globe, celebrate and recognise the amazing work of our control room teams.
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4 October 2021
West Mids firefighters celebrate wins at National Breathing Apparatus Challenge
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18 May 2021
Core Code of Ethics set out by Local Government Association (LGA), the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) and the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC)
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9 April 2021
Death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
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22 January 2021
West Midlands Fire Service was praised by HMICFRS in September 2020 inspection report.
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2 December 2020
The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List announces West Midlands Fire Service at 6th place in the UK!
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5 October 2020
Measures introduced by West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) in response to COVID-19 have ensured that the availability of firefighters, fire engines and other emergency teams has been maintained at near-normal levels during the crisis
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14 September 2020
'Think Gas Safety' - The message to our communities for this Gas Safety Week 2020
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20 March 2020
Phil Loach, the Chief Fire Officer of the West Midlands, has today urged the public to pay extra attention to their safety at home, on the roads and at work during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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