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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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31 May 2019
New Coventry Fire Station officially opens 2 June 2019
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24 May 2019
This weekend (25-26 May) sees Birmingham Pride Festival return to the West Midlands.
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17 May 2019
West Midlands Fire Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council’s Sprinkler Week, 19 to 24 May.
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13 May 2019
Supported by the Mental Health Foundation, the week aims to end the stigma of mental health and show that 'It's OK to not be OK'.
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2 May 2019
Promoted by the Firefighters Memorial Trust, the Annual Service of Remembrance pays tribute and recognises the commitment and dedication of all United Kingdom firefighters
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21 April 2019
West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) were notified of a house fire on Deans Road, Eastfield, Wolverhampton.
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1 April 2019
West Midlands Fire Service warns inconsiderate parkers: every second counts when we're responding to a 999 emergency call.
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18 March 2019
In Arson Awareness Week, West Midlands Fire Service warns youths they could risk death by setting fire to wheelie bins for kicks
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18 March 2019
At 5.11am on Mon 18 March we started to receive several 999 calls to a large factory fire in Tyseley, Birmingham.
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7 March 2019
To mark National Apprenticeship Week, a number of our partner training organisations joined us at our headquarters to share course details with staff interested in boosting their skills.
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