Thank you to Eagles Nest, Men’s Shed, Blaen y Maes Prior to Covid 19 Lock Down the Community Safety Team from Swansea Command, approached John Davies from Eagles Nest, Men’s Shed, Blaen Y Maes, to ask it was possible to repair our Target Fire House which is used to welcome and educate children during station visits. Over the years the Target House had fallen into a sad sta ...

On Thursday, 23rd July 2020 at 02:37am, firefighters from Newcastle Emlyn and Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s Urban Search and Rescue Team (USAR) were called to assist the Police at a search for a missing person in the Trelech area. Police dog units and National Police Air Service were also in attendance during the search for the missing 75-year-old woman. At app ...

In the early hours of Wednesday 1st July, the Richards family from Heol y Daniel in Llanelli were woken by the sound of their smoke alarm.  They could see that there was considerable smoke coming from the living room and the curtains had caught fire.  The family dialed 999 and called the Fire and Rescue Service and Mr Richards managed to throw some water onto the fire which sto ...

At 00:48hrs, on 17th July, crews from Swansea Central and Swansea West attended an incident where neighbours had reported smoke alarms sounding and a smell of smoke coming from a property the Townhill area, Swansea. On arrival, neighbours informed crews that they believed that the occupier was still inside.  The house was full of smoke and Fire crews forced entry through the f ...

On Wednesday evening (01/07/2020) crews from Llanelli and Gorseinon attended a fire at a property in the Marble Hall area of Llanelli. The fire involved a cooker in the kitchen of the first floor flat. Firefighters rescued a male occupant from the property and extinguished the fire using a hose reel jet, two breathing apparatus, a thermal imaging camera and a positive pressur ...

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 ...