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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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16 April 2021
Three fire service staff Encourage Vaccinations and the importance of vaccinations in the fight against COVID-19
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9 April 2021
Death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
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19 March 2021
West Midlands Fire Service has praised the swift and selfless actions of an off-duty firefighter who rescued a boy from severe house fire
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8 March 2021
AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH 2020 NOTICE OF CONCLUSION OF AUDIT
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26 February 2021
We've worked with Sandwell Council and West Midlands Police have carried out more than 1,200 supermarket inspections, to promote Safer Shopping in Sandwell.
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16 February 2021
Budget agreement means Band D Council Tax payers in the West Midlands will pay just £1.23 a year extra for their fire and rescue service in 2021-22.
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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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9 February 2021
New Urban Search and Rescue Dog, Luna, joins West Midlands Fire Service rescue team. She is the latest addition to the technical rescue team.
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29 January 2021
EXTERNAL AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS: YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2020
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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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