Touchdown in Helsinki!

A trainee firefighter with West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) is set to swap her fire helmet for an American Football one, as she prepares to represent Great Britain in the IFAF Women’s World Championships! Harley Lynch (22), who joined WMFS…

Sponsorship opportunities at this year’s UKRO Festival of Rescue in the West Midlands

West Midlands Fire Service and UKRO are delighted to launch their sponsor video for 2022, featuring UKRO 2022 Project Executive, Area Commander Sam Burton. Find out more about the exciting sponsorship opportunities on offer for UKRO 2022, including challenge branding,…

Off-duty firefighters praised after lending a hand

A crew of off-duty firefighters have been praised after they helped rescue the occupant of a car crash – as they travelled to a national extrication competition. On Thursday, 16 September, the firefighters from West Midlands Fire Service were travelling…

Be extra careful at home this half term

People across the West Midlands are being urged to be extra careful at home this half term especially during Chinese New Year (12 Feb), Valentine’s Day (14 Feb) and Pancake Day (16 Feb), to ensure their lockdown celebrations don’t end…

Edesix No.1 body worn camera provider in the UK for Fire Services

Body worn camera expert recently won the contract to supply Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Edesix, UK-based market leaders in the provision of body worn camera solutions, is now the no.1 body worn camera provider in the UK for fire services.…

Firefighters in the West Midlands to ballot for strike action

Firefighters and emergency control operators in the West Midlands will ballot for strike action in an escalating row over the imposition of new contracts, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has said today. Contracts introduced by West Midlands Fire Authority mean…

Several people killed and injured at city traffic incident in Birmingham UK

West Midlands Fire Service mobilised forty firefighters and officers as part of a wider emergency services’ response to a tragic collision. Shortly after 0100 hours on Sun 17 December, Staffordshire and West Midlands Fire Control started to receive 999 calls reporting…

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