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. 

Congratulations and a huge welcome to our 9 new Full-time Firefighters!

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

On April 30th at the Swansea.com arena in Swansea, a squad of 12 newly recruited Wholetime Firefighters completed 1000025 meters on spin bikes in a bid to raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity and The 2wish Charity.

This week sees the launch of the National Fire Chiefs Council’s Be Water Aware Campaign.