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 medical Co-Responders
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 Co-Responders for the Welsh Ambulance Service (WAST), were first on scene to a cardiac arrest that occurred in their village. Using their training and equipment, the team of six were able to s ...
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 ...
Controlled burn season to end 31st March
The three Fire and Rescue Services in Wales, along with Operation Dawns Glaw partners, are reminding farmers and landowners that the window to conduct controlled burning of grasslands, in upland areas, will close on Thursday, 31st March 2022. The closing date to carry out controlled burns in other areas was on Tuesday, 15th March.
Spring Safety 2022
This month is the launch of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s Spring Safety campaign. The Spring months traditionally come with warmer weather and with the evenings getting increasingly lighter, we can start to enjoy the outdoors more. This time of year also opens up many opportunities to catch up on the things we couldn’t do through the winter months. Whether you ...