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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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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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20 March 2020
Phil Loach, the Chief Fire Officer of the West Midlands, has today urged the public to pay extra attention to their safety at home, on the roads and at work during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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3 March 2020
We’ve joined forces with health colleagues to help residents keep their homes smoke-free.
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