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,…

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) has upgraded its aerial rescue provisions

On Monday, 4 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…

Microsoft Stories podcast: episode 9 – Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service

In the ninth episode of the Microsoft Stories podcast, Chief Fire Officer Chris Davies QFSM, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS), discussed how MAWWFRS is using the latest technology to help its firefighters at incidents and in…

Welshpool Firefighter wins award at the Spirit of Fire Awards 2020

Welshpool Firefighter, Chris Birdsell-Jones wins Supporter of the Year at the prestigious Spirit of Fire Awards, held virtually by The Fire Fighters Charity. Chris Birdsell-Jones, the brains behind The Fire Tones, was the driving force in organising Firefighters from across…

Fire staff fundraiser for NHS

Eleven members of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) were due to cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats between the 1st of June and the 9th of June 2020. Sadly, due to Covid-19 this fundraising challenge…

Oxon Tech / Greeve Systems and Brandwidth progress to Phase 2 of GovTech Catalyst challenge

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) is pleased to announce that it is progressing into Phase 2 of its GovTech Catalyst challenge. Phase 1 of the GovTech Catalyst challenge involved 5 companies who were each awarded up…

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