Emergency services will remain overnight at the scene of a flooding incident in Skewen. A major incident was declared after at least eight streets, including Goshen Park, flooded and a large number of properties needed to be evacuated. Everyone who was evacuated has been found accommodation for tonight, estimated at around 80 residents. There have been no reported injuries and ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is warning drivers to take care on the roads over the next 24 hours.  On Wednesday 20th January, crews from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service attended a number of flooding incidents across the Service area, with further flood warnings in place across Carmarthenshire. At 07:30 this morning crews from Machynlleth were called ...

In the 9th episode of the Microsoft Stories podcast, Chief Fire Officer Chris Davies QFSM, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS), discussed how MAWWFRS are using the latest technology to help its firefighters at incidents and in their training.  In this episode, Microsoft Stories Podcast focus on Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, one of the largest fir ...

What is your new year’s resolution? Being of service to your community? Helping those around you? Finding a new career? If so, have you considered a career as an On-Call Firefighter? Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s Powys Command is currently recruiting for On-Call Firefighters at its fire stations in Machynlleth, Newtown, Presteigne and Llanidloes. On-Call Firef ...

As the festive period fast approaches, please think carefully about what you ‘should do’ rather than what you ‘can do’. Coronavirus is spreading faster and wider in Wales than at any other point in this pandemic. Our public services are under intense pressure as they work around the clock to care for and keep people safe. Frontline workers are putting our health and care first ...

The 7th of December has been designated Welsh Language Rights Day, and so Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service wishes to take advantage of this day to remind our staff and the public that they have the right to use the Welsh language with the Fire and Rescue Service. Clare Grist, Welsh Language Officer for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said, “We, as a Fire ...

Station Manager Spencer Lewis, Road Safety Manager said:  “During the month of November, we have attended 52 Road Traffic Collisions across the Service, and by making some simple changes to driving habits it would help to reduce the chances of being involved in a collision” He added, “At this time of year, driving conditions can be treacherous.  I urge motorists to be prepare ...

As the festive period fast approaches, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is reminding us all to keep safety at the top of our Christmas list this year. Each day throughout December the Service will be opening a door on its virtual Christmas Safety Advert Calendar, to reveal the top tips we should all follow to ensure we have a happy, healthy and safe Christmas. You w ...

There are only a few days left to ‘have your say’ on the proposals outlined in our Draft Corporate Plan 2021-2026.  The closing date is this Friday 4th December. This is your Fire and Rescue Service, and we want to know what you think of the services we provide and how you believe we can continue to make improvements and future savings. Our Corporate Plan sets out our Strateg ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service show their commitment to ending male violence against women by becoming White Ribbon re-Accredited. We have taken a stand to end all male violence against women by becoming White Ribbon Accredited.  White Ribbon is a global campaign that encourages people, and especially men and boys, to individually and collectively take action and c ...