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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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25 August 2020
West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) is urging businesses and organisations, as well as their staff and visitors, not to prop open fire doors. 
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10 August 2020
100 West Midlands firefighters have been tackling a severe fire at a plastics site in Tyseley, Birmingham
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30 July 2020
West Midlands Fire Service is warning people across the region of the fire risk associated with the use of skin emollients.
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24 July 2020
From our Chief Fire Officer and the Chair of our Fire Authority
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26 June 2020
As part of our commitment to transparency, our accounts are available to view on our website.
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24 June 2020
Our Ready, Willing and Able staff volunteers have this week delivered their 5,000th parcel, to a Brownhills resident who is shielding from COVID-19.
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20 June 2020
Congratulations to everyone recognised with a ‘Women In The Fire Service’ (WFS) award this week - including one of our own officers, Steve Harris.
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13 May 2020
Our Ready, Willing and Able staff volunteers have delivered their 2,000th parcel in support of residents who are shielding from COVID-19.  
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15 April 2020
West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) is taking part in the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) Ready, Willing, Able campaign launched today (Wed 15 April).
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6 April 2020
Non-operational staff from across West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) have today (Mon 6 April) started to deliver essential care packages to vulnerable people.
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