Recruit firefighters to hose run the height of Everest for charity

On Friday, 3 December 2021, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s newest firefighters will attempt to run lengths of hose from the pier head of Mumbles to Tesco car park in Swansea Marina for charity. The latest class…

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…

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service launch Wholetime Firefighter recruitment drive

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applicants for Wholetime Firefighters, with a recruitment process launching at 9am on Thursday, 9 September. Chief Fire Officer Chris Davies said: ‘This is an exciting opportunity for people to join…

Thinking about applying to be a Wholetime Firefighter? ‘If it scares you, go for it!’

Between 9 and 14 September, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) will welcome applications for the role of wholetime firefighters. Whilst information about the recruitment process can be found on their website, click here to visit the wholetime…

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service raises £95,080.33 for The Fire Fighters Charity

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) recently received a Certificate of Appreciation from The Fire Fighters Charity for its efforts in raising £95,080.33 for the charity in 2020/2021. The Fire Fighters Charity supports the mental, physical and…

Team complete 24-hour Snowdon Challenge

In early June, Station Manager Dave Latham, along with a small support team of other Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service personnel, took on the epic challenge of climbing Snowdon as many times as they could in 24…

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority appoint new Chair and Deputy Chair

A new Chair and Deputy Chair have been elected to lead Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority over the next two municipal years (2021–2023). Councillor Elwyn Williams of Carmarthenshire was elected Chair and Councillor Kelvyn Curry of Powys…

Fire Safety Remote Video Inspections – a coronavirus success

Reacting to the coronavirus pandemic has meant a change in working practices for most industries, and the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s Business Fire Safety department was not immune to this impact. As part of their regulatory…

Skydive challenge in memory of Robbie Jones

Liz Calligan, who is Command Coordinator for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s Northern Division, is doing a tandem skydive in memory of former colleague and friend, Robbie Jones of Aberystwyth. Robbie sadly lost his battle with cancer…

Operation Dawns Glaw 2021: working together to protect our countryside and our country

Operation Dawns Glaw, a multi-agency task force of specialists from key agencies across Wales has reformed to reduce, and where possible eliminate, the impact of grass fires across Wales. The task force, which was initially established in 2016 to tackle…

Fire Service and Health Board Collaborate to enhance Covid-19 vaccine roll-out

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are collaborating with Hywel Dda University Health Board to enhance the roll out of the Covid-19 vaccine to the communities of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. With the next phase of their Covid-19…

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