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 ...