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 ...

If you own a chip pan, then throw it away. There are safer options to frying your food, such as investing in a new deep fat fryer or an air fryer.

On Saturday, 13th February 2021 at 08:46am, crews from Swansea Central, Swansea West and Morriston attended a fire, at a multiple occupancy property, in the Sandfields area of Swansea. The fire was located in a first floor flat of a four-storey building. Persons were evacuating the premises on the arrival of the Fire Service. A mother and infant were assisted from a flat, on ...

On Tuesday, 09/02/2021 at 10:20pm, crews from Llandrindod Wells and Builth Wells attended a property fire near Llandrindod Wells. The fire was located in a first floor flat and the flat was heavily smoke logged. Firefighters administered casualty care to a male casualty and a female casualty before they were taken to hospital by the Ambulance Service. Firefighters also rescu ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are collaborating with Hywel Dda University Health Board to enhance the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine to the communities of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. With the next phase of their COVID-19 vaccination programme initiating, Hywel Dda University Health Board recognised some of the challenges they faced with vaccin ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) have upgraded its aerial rescue provisions. On Monday, 4th January 2021, three brand new Turntable Ladders were made operationally active by MAWWFRS and went on the run at Morriston, Aberystwyth and Haverfordwest fire stations. Group Manager Ricky Woodhead said “We’re delighted to bring in these state-of-the-art appliance ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is calling on all residents to take extra care when driving this winter, with 138 Road Traffic Collisions having already been recorded across our Service area. Road Safety Manager, Station Manager Spencer Lewis, said:  “With the numbers of RTC recorded this winter so far, its imperative that we take more care on the roads to help red ...