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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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6 June 2024
Technical Rescue Unit set to fly flag for West Midlands Fire Service at international competition
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Volunteers Week trinkets
5 June 2024
'Thank you' to all of our wonderful WMFS volunteers
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A calculator on top of sheets of paper with numbers and accounts on them
5 June 2024
Update on the publication of our 2023/2024 Statement of Accounts.
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United Kingdom Team pose with the European Championships Trophy 2024
8 May 2024
Crew Manager Alex Nicholls was part of the winning UK Fire Service squad at the recent tournament in France.
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A beagle puppy with it's head stuck between bricks
7 May 2024
Watch: West Midlands firefighters came to the rescue of Jeremy the stuck pup
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Several fire engines parked at a port
3 May 2024
A West Midlands Fire Service firefighter, who drove 2,000 km to deliver vital fire vehicles and equipment to Ukraine, reflects on the his experience.
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Firefighters pose with a cheque, presented to St Giles Hospice
25 April 2024
Firefighters from Ward End, Erdington, Ladywood and Perry Barr have joined together in a fundraising effort for St Giles Hospice, a local hospice charity.
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WMFS staff members standing infront of two fire engines, holding Ukraine and Britain flags
23 April 2024
WMFS join other FRSs in providing further support to Ukraine
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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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