Katie Bluck, Crew Manager at Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service has been named Runner-up for the ‘Firefighter Rising Star Award’ in the Women in the Fire Service Awards 2022. Katie, who joined the Service in 2017 as an on-call Firefighter at Lampeter Station, and is now a Wholetime Firefighter at Pontardawe Fire Station, was nominated in the national awards for her rem ...
Charity Cycle Event
On April 30th at the Swansea.com arena in Swansea, a squad of 12 newly recruited Wholetime Firefighters completed 1000025 meters on spin bikes in a bid to raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity and The 2wish Charity.
Be Water Aware Safety Week 2022
This week sees the launch of the National Fire Chiefs Council’s Be Water Aware Campaign.
Four appliances donated to Ukrainian Fire Services.
As a gesture of support to Ukrainian firefighters, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service has donated 4 appliances to the fire services in Ukraine. On Tuesday, 19th April 2022, a fire appliance and an incident response unit left mid and west Wales to join up with a UK wide, fire and rescue, convoy that will soon be travelling across Europe to deliver a fleet of appliances ...
Musician still keeping the beat after cardiac arrest thanks to Llanfyllin firefighters
A POPULAR musician is still keeping the beat after his cardiac arrest thanks to a fire and rescue crew in rural Powys. The team of retained firefighters from Llanfyllin, who also act as Level 1 out of hospital cardiac arrest call responders for the Welsh Ambulance Service (WAST), were first on scene to a cardiac arrest that occurred in their village. Using their training and ...
Stay Safe on our Road this Spring – Motorbike Safety Week 11th – 17th April
Spring has definitely sprung but with the sun shining and dry weather, Fire and Rescue Services in Wales have a growing concern on the safety of its road users and in particular motorcyclists
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority has published its Strategic Plan 2022-2027 and Annual Business Improvement Plan 2022/2023
The Plans set out the Authority’s vision, mission, values and commitments for the coming business year, highlighting what we will do to improve the services we provide to our communities whilst continuing to develop our business.
A fond farewell from Chief Fire Officer Chris Davies QFSM
Following 37 years of dedicated service, our Chief Fire Officer, Chris Davies QFSM, is retiring. In his final weeks before handing the reins over to our new CFO, Roger Thomas, Chris sat down with the Corporate Communications and Business Development Department to reminisce over a glittering career that has been served with great pride. “I joined the Fire and Rescue Service i ...
Mid & West Wales Fire and Rescue Service would like to wish the Muslim communities of Mid & West Wales ‘Ramadan Mubarak’ and offer them support and advice as they observe the holy period of Ramadan.
Road Safety Wales - Press Statement
The law around using a mobile phone while driving has changed. From 25 March 2022, the law on people using a mobile phone while driving has become stricter. Since 2003, when it became a specific offence to use a hand-held mobile phone or similar hand-held device while driving, mobile phones have developed to be capable of doing more than just make phone calls or send text mes ...