A large proportion of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s (MAWWFRS), 12,000 square kilometre, Service Area is home to a tapestry of rural and agricultural communities, with many of our fire stations based within these villages and towns. To best protect these communities, we are proud to draw upon the invaluable resource of our on-call firefighters, many of whom are pr ...

Congratulations and a huge welcome to our 16 new Full-time Firefighters! On Friday, 19 June 2020, the graduation ceremony for our newest full-time recruits was held at our Headquarters in Carmarthen. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, this year saw a very different graduation ceremony, with the 01/20 Cohort receiving their qualifications, in groups of four, over four ceremonie ...

#Just1 campaign launched As many restaurants, café and pubs remain closed during the current lockdown, leading to more people spending time in the kitchen, the Welsh Fire and rescue services are urging them to take extra care whilst they are cooking. During this unprecedented time, the risk of a kitchen fire is heightened as many people are spending more time at home - and ...

With the warm, sunny and dry weather we have recently been experiencing and with the lockdown rules starting to be relaxed in Wales, the message has changed from “stay home” to “stay local, which seems like a perfect opportunity to start to enjoy the wonderful countryside and beaches that we have to offer. However, since the announcement was made on Friday 29th May, Mid and Wes ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) are pleased to announce that planning approval has been granted for proposed remodelling works to Llandysul Fire Station. The proposals include the construction of a first-floor extension to provide much-needed space for additional training, office and storage areas. The application was submitted by Lawray Architects on beh ...

The three Fire and Rescue Services of Wales are proud to provide support to the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust (WAST), during the COVID-19 pandemic, by providing a pool of drivers to drive WAST vehicles. Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, North Wales Fire and Rescue Service and South Wales Fire and Rescue Service have committed their support to WAST by undertaking a pr ...

Click on the link below to read the latest UK Protect Bulletin, which contains advice from both Counter Terrorism Policing and The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) for businesses preparing to reopen. Read the Protective Security Information for the Business Community National Bulletin.  ...

On Sunday, 31st May 2020 at 08:57pm, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service responded to a forestry fire near Rhos, Llandysul, with crews from Llandysul, Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthen and Tumble mobilised to the incident. Approximately 210 hectares of various sized spruce trees and shrubland was destroyed by the fire. Firefighters fought the fire using 45mm jets, five hos ...

During the COVID19 pandemic, we are requesting that you DO NOT BURN your garden/household waste. Smoke generated from these fires has a significant effect on anyone with a respiratory condition such as asthma. Attending these fires also puts a strain on Fire Service resources and can result in a fire appliance being delayed from attending a life-threatening emergency such as a ...

Eleven members of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) were due to cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats between the 1st of June and the 9th of June 2020. Sadly, due to Covid-19 this fundraising challenge has been postponed till June 2021. To mark the time that the team would have been undertaking the cycling challenge, they have decided to cycle the combined d ...