Liz Calligan, who is Command Co-Ordinator for our Northern Division, is doing a Tandem Skydive in memory of our former colleague and friend, Robbie Jones of Aberystwyth.  Robbie sadly lost his battle with cancer in December last year.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) National Sprinkler Week campaign. Running from 17th - 23rd May, the campaign raises awareness of the benefits of sprinkler systems in keeping people and buildings safe from fire. Fire sprinklers are widely recognised as the single most effective method for fighting the spread of ...

Tuesday 11 May 2021 marked the end of a hugely successful partnership between Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service and Hywel Dda University Health Board, initiated to enhance the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine to the communities of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. Since February, Community Safety Staff from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service have ...

Over the coming weeks and months, many of us will be busy giving our homes a spring clean and sprucing up our gardens in preparation for the wonderful Welsh summer!!  Whilst having an uncluttered home and a tidy garden is a pleasing outcome, disposing of the waste can often be a chore that many people might prefer to tackle by burning their waste, using a garden incinerator.  ...

As part of its Northern Area Development Project, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) has announced that development work will shortly commence at its site at Parc Noyadd, Llandrindod Wells.   Coordinated by the MAWWFRS Estates Department and in collaboration with Lawray Architects and Design Team and T.A.D. Builders Ltd, the work will involve the extension o ...

Cutting edge kit designed by firefighters for firefighters has been revealed for the very first time in Wales. It is a proud milestone for Welsh crews who collaborated to shape the new advanced design in a ground-breaking two year project which saw the final contract awarded to supplier Ballyclare.  Brand new recruits from South Wales Fire and Rescue Service proudly displayed ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service wish to thank six-year-old Mia, of Milford Haven, for her calm and quick thinking in alerting a neighbour to phone 999 to report a fire in a property. On a Sunday afternoon, 28th March 2021, Mia was passing the rear of a flat when she noticed smoke coming from the property. Having been taught the importance of reporting a fire, Mia im ...

A fire investigation has concluded at the Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells, which was undertaken following a fire at the premises on Tuesday evening, April 13th, 2021. The investigation determined that the cause of the fire was accidental. The significant fire was brough under control and extinguished by Firefighters from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, however, ...

On Tuesday, 13/04/2021 at 06:25pm, crews from Llandrindod Wells, Builth Wells, Rhayader, Llanwrtyd Wells, Talgarth and Knighton attended a fire at a hotel in Llandrindod Wells.

In the last few weeks, a new group of vaccine heroes has joined Powys Teaching Health Board’s team and while they are new to vaccination, they are not new to being heroes. If you have been to either Builth or Newtown Mass Vaccination Centre recently you may have seen a new uniform on show – firefighters. Powys Teaching Health Board have teamed up with Mid and West Wales Fire ...