Wildfires and Climate Projections across Mid and West Wales

The UK Climate Projections 2018 indicated that weather conducive to wildfire ignition will increase and the wildfire season will extend, with the potential for warmer and wetter winters increasing the fuel load and with longer and drier summers increasing the…

Medical Co-responder champion presented with Chief Fire Officer Commendation Award

Stephen Roberts, Operations Manager, Community Support for the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust, has been presented with a Chief Fire Officer’s Commendation Award in recognition of his work in developing the Medical Co-responder scheme between Mid and West Wales Fire and…

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 four appliances to the fire services in Ukraine. On Tuesday, 19 April 2022, a fire appliance and an incident response unit left…

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…

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…

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…

We need your input!

MAWWFRS Authority Draft Strategic Plan 2022-2027 and Annual Business Improvement Plan 2022-2023 The closing date for the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority Draft Strategic Plan 2022–2027 and Annual Business Improvement Plan 2022–2023 consultation period is approaching. This…

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.…

Chief Fire Officer of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service announces his retirement

Chris Davies, Chief Fire Officer of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service has announced his intention to retire from his role in April 2022, bringing to a close his distinguished 37 year career. Since joining South Glamorgan Fire…

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