Recently retired Firefighters Peter Morris, Jeremy Lloyd and Julian Pearce were presented with their Certificates of Service last week. They have completed around 80 years of service between them. Mark Johns who, to date has completed 10 years, was also presented with a Certificate of Service. SM Emyr Thomas and WM Matthew Cray presented their certificates, medals, and tanka ...
A “Paw-fect” Rescue Mission for Pontadawe Fire Crews
Crews from Pondardawe station underwent a “paw-fect” rescue mission for this little pup, pictured here with the crew
Wildfires and Climate Projections across Mid and West Wales
The UK Climate Projections 2018 indicated that weather conducive to wildfire ignition will increase and the wildfire season will extend. With the potential of warmer and wetter winters increasing the fuel load and with longer and drier summers increasing the risk of fire.
Welcome to our Latest Firefighters
Congratulations and a huge welcome to our 9 new Full-time Firefighters!
Newtown Fire Cadets discover their green fingers
Congratulations to Newtown Fire Cadets who have secured funding £900 from the National Lottery to set up a jubilee garden at the front of Newtown Fire Station. Local Primary Schools have supported the project by filling raised boxes with plants. These plants were provided at a discounted rate by Morrisons. Each school painted their boxes to commemorate the Queen’s Plati ...
Kidwelly donations in support of Ukraine
Congratulations to the community of Kidwelly and the crew at its Fire Station for their fantastic donations to help the people of Ukraine. The donations were delivered on board the four Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service appliances that were donated to the Ukrainian fire services. In total, Kidwelly firefighters donated £200 worth of toiletries and sleeping equipmen ...
Sbarc brings fire safety to life at the Urdd Eisteddfod
The three Fire and Rescue Services of Wales officially launched their new fire safety character, Sbarc, at the Urdd Eisteddfod held in Denbigh this week.
Medical Co-responder champion presented with Chief Fire Officer Commendation Award
Stephen Roberts, Operations Manager, Community Support for the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust, has been presented with a Chief Fire Officer’s Commendation Award in recognition for his work in developing the Medical Co-responder scheme between Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service and the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust. Chief Fire Officer Roger Thomas presented Stephen wi ...
Stay Safe this Summer!
As the Summer season approaches with the promise of warmer weather it is the ideal time to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, booking your staycations or holidays, taking your family on a camping trip, or just enjoying your local area.
Crew Manager, Katie Bluck Named Rising Star
Katie Bluck, Crew Manager at Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service has been named Runner-up for the ‘Firefighter Rising Star Award’ in the Women in the Fire Service Awards 2022. Katie, who joined the Service in 2017 as an on-call Firefighter at Lampeter Station, and is now a Wholetime Firefighter at Pontardawe Fire Station, was nominated in the national awards for her rem ...
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