The three Fire and Rescue Services in Wales, along with Operation Dawns Glaw partners, are reminding farmers and landowners that the window to conduct controlled burning of grasslands, in upland areas, will close on Thursday, 31st March 2022. The closing date to carry out controlled burns in other areas was on Tuesday, 15th March.
Spring Safety 2022
This month is the launch of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s Spring Safety campaign. The Spring months traditionally come with warmer weather and with the evenings getting increasingly lighter, we can start to enjoy the outdoors more. This time of year also opens up many opportunities to catch up on the things we couldn’t do through the winter months. Whether you ...
Launch of new Off-Road Firefighting Vehicle
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) has procured its first All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), to assist in firefighting and operations in rural areas, which will be stationed at Brecon Fire Station in Powys. The Polaris Ranger is an all-wheel-drive vehicle fitted with an ultra-high-pressure pump and a 300-litre water tank. The primary use of the vehicle will be to ...
Working together to Protect our Countryside and our Country Operation Dawns Glaw, a multi-agency taskforce of specialist from key agencies across Wales has reformed to reduce, and where possible eliminate the impact of grass fires across Wales. The task force, which was initially established in 2016 to tackle incidents of deliberately set grass fires across Wales, will also ...
Book a Safe & Well Visit from the Fire and Rescue Service
Effective in reducing the risk of a fire at home, securing a property, preventing trips and falls, raising awareness of scams and tackling loneliness and isolation; a Safe & Well Visit is a service that Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service provides, free of charge.
Level 5 Green Dragon accreditation achieved for the 8th year in a row
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s (MAWWFRS) Environmental Management System (EMS) is a set of key Policies, Procedures and Practices which enable the Service to identify and manage the environmental impacts of its activities and operations. The EMS assist in ensuring that we, MAWWFRS, comply with relevant legislation and other environmental requirements. MAWWFRS ...
New Deputy Chief Fire Officer for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service Confirmed
Iwan Cray, current Assistant Chief Fire Officer, has been confirmed as the new Deputy Chief Fire Officer of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service.
Have a Safe and Happy Christmas
However you spend your Christmas and New Year’s, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service wants you to be safe and happy. Station Manager Will Bowen, Home Fire Safety Manager said “On behalf of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s Community Safety Team, I’d like to wish a happy & safe Christmas and New Year to our communities. With COVID-19 restrictions meaning ...
New Chief Fire Officer for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service Confirmed
Roger Thomas, current Deputy Chief Fire Officer, has been confirmed as the new Chief Fire Officer of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service.
Recruit Firefighters to hose run the height of Everest for charity.
Friday, 3rd December 2021, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service newest firefighters will attempt to run lengths of hose from the pier head of Mumbles to Tesco car park in Swansea Marina for charity.