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All our news and press releases related to our work in making the West Midlands safer, stronger and healthier are available to read here.

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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26 October 2021
Smokers in the West Midlands are being urged to take extra care following a house which killed two men.
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14 June 2021
A West Midlands man has warned people to take care with candles, after a home security camera caught a fire ripping through his home.
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28 May 2021
Birmingham firefighters stir residents into thinking about kitchen safety
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26 April 2021
West Midlands Fire Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council’s Be Water Aware Week 2021. Find out how to keep safe in and around around water.
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11 February 2021
We're urging people to be extra careful at home this half term, with Chinese New Year, Valentines day and Pancake day all being celebrated in the next few days.
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15 December 2020
The incident at Redwood House in Kingshurst, on the evening of 5 December, was attended by 11 fire crews. The severe fire was successfully contained to the flat in which it started.
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9 December 2020
West Midlands Fire Service is urging people to take extra care at home and on the roads this Christmas.
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24 November 2020
With nearly two thirds of fires in West Midlands homes linked to electrical equipment, WMFS is urging consumers only to buy from legitimate and reputable sellers.
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16 November 2020
West Midlands Fire Service is supporting this year’s BRAKE National Road Safety Week 2020 (16- 22 Nov 2020).
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10 November 2020
WMFS is urging families to celebrate Diwali with extra care, and to think twice about using fireworks at home.
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