Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service would like to introduce their new friend Sbarc! Sbarc will help spread messages to young children on the dangers of playing with fire and how to keep safe in your home and in your community. In the Summer of 2019, the three Welsh Fire and Rescue Services came together and designed a character that would the help spread the Fire and R ...

The bog habitat on Pyllau Cochion common is an important deep-peat site that started forming almost 10,000 years ago following the last ice age. In 2017 the depth of the peat on the site was measured to be 5.2 m making one of the deepest peat bogs in Carmarthenshire. The capacity of our natural habitats to store carbon in peat bogs and peaty soils plays an important role in l ...

During these unprecedented times, we urge you not to be tempted to burn your garden or household waste.   We understand that during this time of social distancing and self-isolating presents an opportunity to do some gardening and clear out your sheds.  However, burning your garden or household waste can be dangerous and unpredictable and can easily spread out of control. This ...

The Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority has published its Corporate Plan 2020 - 2025 The Corporate Plan sets out the Authority’s four Strategic Aims for the next five years – along with its Well-being and Improvement Objectives for the year ahead (2020/21). The Authority’s Strategic Aims and Well-being Improvement Objectives have been set in the context of the signif ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service would like to reassure our communities following the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. The Service is closely monitoring all guidance and advice issued by the UK Government and Public Health Wales in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Service has set up a Critical Incident Team, which is meeting on a daily basis to ...

On Friday 24th January at approximately 23:30, crews from Swansea Central and Swansea West attended a property fire in City Centre, Swansea. On arrival, it became apparent the cause of the fire involved a tumble dryer in the kitchen on the ground floor. Crews extinguished the fire and thankfully there were no residents in the property at the time of the fire. Will Bowen, Home ...

Celebrate Chinese New Year Safely Are you planning on celebrating the Chinese New Year? Taking place on Saturday 25th January, it’s the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. It’s a time to celebrate the end of an old year and the beginning of a new one, and traditionally this involves cooking a special meal for family and friends. Whilst this is grea ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is calling on all residents to take extra care when driving this winter. Station Manager Spencer Lewis, Road Safety Manager said: “Over the last year we attended 529 Road Traffic Collisions across the Service,” “Driving during poor wintry conditions requires a different approach and by making some simple changes to driving habits, d ...