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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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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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30 September 2021
EXTERNAL AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS: YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2021
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5 July 2021
AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH 2021
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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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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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4 May 2021
Aerial drone technology trial commenced to improve situational awareness, support effective decision-making and enhance operational response.
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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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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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