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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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27 October 2020
Frontline officers throughout West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) are set to receive state-of-the-art virtual reality (VR) training in fire investigation.
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22 October 2020
West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) call to families, warning of the dangers of holding firework displays at home this Bonfire Night.
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7 October 2020
WMFS is urging communities, businesses and other partners to answer five questions about its work. Their responses will help shape plans for making the West Midlands safer, stronger and healthier.
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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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28 September 2020
West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) is urging members of the public to ensure they and their loved ones have working smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms, to keep them safe.
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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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7 September 2020
Don’t let your COVID-19 precautions increase your risk of fire.
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7 September 2020
New ‘fire escape hoods’, designed to protect fire victims from smoke and fumes, are set to be carried on all West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) emergency response vehicles.
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