Could you be a Firefighter?

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are running Female Taster Sessions at Earlswood Training Centre, on 3 and 22 March, 2 April and 19 May. The aim of our three-hour Taster Session is to give people the opportunity…

New Deputy Chief Fire Officer for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service confirmed

Iwan Cray, current Assistant Chief Fire Officer, has been confirmed as the new Deputy Chief Fire Officer of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service. Following the announced retirement of Chief Fire Officer Chris Davies, who will leave the…

New Chief Fire Officer for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service confirmed

Roger Thomas, current Deputy Chief Fire Officer, has been confirmed as the new Chief Fire Officer of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service. Following the announced retirement of Chief Fire Officer Chris Davies in September, Roger Thomas, who…

Llanwrtyd Well Fire Station celebrates 20 years of co-responding

Llanwrtyd Wells Fire Station, in the heart of Powys, is an on-call Fire and Rescue Station crewed by members of the local community. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the station providing a co-responder service, in partnership with the…

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service needs your input!

Consultation on our Draft Strategic Plan and Annual Business Improvement Plan closes this Friday, 3 December. There are only a few days left to ‘have your say’ on the proposals outlined in our Draft Strategic Plan 2022–2027 and Annual Business…

Safety first: Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service picks Civica cloud platform to increase compliance and deliver more efficient services

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service has invested in new smart cloud technology from Civica to bring all maintenance and tracking of fleet and firefighting assets into one single platform. The UK’s third largest fire service, Mid and…

Mid and West Wales FRS launches Halloween and Bonfire Night safety campaign

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) has launched its Halloween and Bonfire Night safety campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the heightened risks at this time of year and to provide practical advice on celebrating safely.…

MAWWFRS team members awarded by West Glamorgan Safeguarding Board

Staff members from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service were recognised for their outstanding contribution to safeguarding at the West Glamorgan Safeguarding Boards’ Safeguarding Recognition Awards Ceremony which took place virtually on 29th June 2021. The ceremony was…

500 raised for The Fire Fighters charity from the sale of beanie hats

Buying a beanie hat will be the last thing on most people’s minds in the middle of summer, but sales of the limited edition, ‘25th anniversary of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’ branded, beanie hats have already…

Collaboration between Excelerate Technology and Unblur improves safety and situational awareness at major incidents

UK-leading technology partner to UK emergency response organisations, Excelerate Technology and leading data-driven solutions provider for front-line emergency services Unblur, based in Barcelona, have announced a non-exclusive partnership that marries market-leading communications infrastructure and an intelligent platform to revolutionise safety,…

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