As the we experience warmer and dryer weather, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service wishes to remind the public that lighting grass fires is not only illegal but also a danger to its firefighters, following an incident that resulted in a firefighter sustaining a musculoskeletal injury. At 08:08pm on Tuesday, 30th March 2021, Joint Fire Control received the first call of ...

On Monday, 8th March 2021 at 05:50pm, Joint Fire Control received a report of a fire in the open, near Marine Walk, Maritime Quarter, Swansea. A crew from Swansea Central were mobilised to the incident. The Police were also in attendance. The fire was found to have been lit deliberately. The Fire Service left the incident at 07:15pm. -- At 10:42am today, Tuesday 9th March ...

On Tuesday, 09/03/2021 at 10:08pm, crews from Swansea West, Reynoldston and Swansea Central attended a grass fire on Fairwood Common, Gower. Three separate seats of fire, covering approximately 20 hectares of land, was well alight and is believed to have been deliberately set alight. Firefighters fought the fire using beaters. The Fire Service left the incident at 11:52pm. ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging tenders from suitable suppliers to build a brand-new Compartment Fire Behaviour Training Unit at its main training facility in Earlswood, Neath Port Talbot.   The tender has been published on Sell2Wales www.sell2wales.gov.wales and will run from Monday, 8th March 2021, until 12:00pm on Friday, 30th April 2021.   All ...

At 01:17am this morning, Tuesday 2nd March 2021, crews from Milford Haven were called to a property fire in the Hakin area of Milford Haven. The fire was confined to a pan on a stove in the kitchen area and extinguished by firefighters using two breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera. Crews also ventilated the property and fitted smoke alarms within ...

Working together to Protect our Countryside and our Country Operation Dawns Glaw, a multi-agency taskforce of specialist from key agencies across Wales has reformed to reduce, and where possible eliminate the impact of grass fires across Wales. The task force, which was initially established in 2016 to tackle the incidents of deliberately set grass fires across Wales, will a ...