We are currently recruiting On-Call Firefighters at #Pontardulais Fire Station  Can you respond to this Station within 5 minutes? If the answer is YES, then we want to hear from YOU! For more information, click here https://www.mawwfire.gov.uk/eng/join-us/on-call-firefighter/ ...

This is Harriet. She’s 32, an On-Call Firefighter and a full-time mum. Her hobbies are Snowboarding, downhill mountain biking, motorbiking, netball and travelling.   Find out more about the role of a Firefighter by signing up to one of our FREE webinars! Where you’ll get the opportunity to speak to some of our female operational personnel about what they love most about their ...

It’s back to business as usual across The Fire Fighters Charity as our COVID-19-safe centres prepare to open their doors to beneficiaries for the first time since 16 March. The move follows a comprehensive review of activities across all three centres, to ensure that every necessary precaution has been taken to ensure the safety of our guests and employees. With the centres r ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is consulting on the Service’s Strategic Aims and Improvement and Well-being Objectives for the next year as part of its Draft Corporate Plan 2021-2026. Chief Fire Officer, Chris Davies said: “We are delighted to introduce our Corporate Plan 2021-2026, which sets out our vision for the future, “to be a World Leader in Emergency Respon ...

The charity Crimestoppers is today launching a fresh campaign across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys to highlight the issue of organised crime and is asking for your help by reporting any information about suspected criminal activity anonymously. The new digital campaign highlights that whilst the Dyfed-Powys area is one of the safest places to live in the ...

Business across the UK which have had to make changes due to COVID-19 are being urged to make sure fire safety remains a top priority.  The call comes from the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) as many have had to implement and enforce new ways of working due to the current pandemic. We are reminding businesses about the everyday fire risks in the workplace and both the lega ...

September sees the start of Home Fire Safety month and we are encouraging households to do some basic safety checks within their homes to reduce the risk of fires.  At the start of the month we will be focusing on Chimney Safety.  If you have an open fire or woodburning stove in your home, it’s likely that it hasn’t been used over the summer period.  It is important to properl ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service have extinguished the fire, involving a freight train, near Pontarddulais Road, Llangennech, Carmarthenshire. Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service handed over the scene to British Transport Police and Network Rail at 08:30am on Friday 28th August 2020.  Area Manager Simon Jenkins, Corporate Head of Response said: “I would like ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service remain at the scene of a major incident in Llangennech, Carmarthenshire. Joint Fire Control received the first call at 11:10pm on Wednesday, 26th August 2020.  A freight train, carrying large amounts of diesel oil, caught fire and a number of its carriages had also derailed. British Transport Police, Dyfed-Powys Police, Wales Ambula ...

On Monday, 17th August 2020, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service attended flooding incidents in Ystradgynlais, Cwmtwrch, Abercrave, Cardigan and Narberth. In Ystradgynlais, Amman Valley crews were involved in pumping water from properties and moving residents to higher ground; whilst in Abercrave, crews from Abercrave, Amman Valley, Pontardawe and Seven Sisters  worked ...