New Look Website for West Midlands

West Midlands Fire Service has launched a new-look website at www.wmfs.net, along with its strategic plan for 2016-19. A key feature of the site is an interactive version of the service’s Community Safety Strategy, where visitors can type in a…

Mental Health Pledge

West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) has signed a pledge to show its commitment to tackling mental health stigma at work. Organisations who sign up to the pledge agree to promote a better understanding of mental health problems while offering support…

Fire Service Clothing Appeal success leads to a repeat performance

Organisers of a West Midlands Fire Service charity clothing collection are set to repeat it, thanks to its success. More than 80 less fortunate people received coats and other clothing which were handed out by firefighters and WMFS staff at…

Punjab Kit Boost

Fire cadets in Punjab are set to benefit from a link-up between West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) and the Asian Fire Service Association (AFSA). Dozens of used and out-dated WMFS uniforms have been donated to the young would-be firefighters. Baiju…

West Midlands Fire Service

A transformation of the firefighter’s traditional role is well underway at the UK’s West Midlands Fire Service, which serves 2.7 million people at the heart of England. The brigade, which is the country’s second biggest outside London, is establishing itself…

Vehicles Alarming Success for West Midlands Fire Service

Three vehicles dedicated to responding to automatic fire alarms in the West Midlands have attended more than 400 false alarms in the five months they have been in action. West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) introduced the first of its Business…

BREAKING NEWS: Oldbury Plastics Factory Fire

Update from at 3.25pm: West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) The fire appears to have started in a storage area, but the cause is still unkown and will be investigated. There were 29 staff on site at the time, all of whom…

West Midlands Fire Service welcomes new ‘Register My Appliance’ safety website

New research has revealed that only just over a third of British buyers currently register all of their appliances with the manufacturer – meaning many thousands of owners are virtually untraceable if a safety repair is needed. West Midlands Fire…

Fire station launches community-funded defibrillator

The West Midlands’ (UK) newest community fire station, Haden Cross, officially launched its community-funded defibrillator on 15th December 2014. The defibrillator, which will be accessible to members of the public around the clock, will be a permanent feature outside the…

West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) to recruit 50 firefighters

WMFS is set to recruit around 50 new firefighters, with an online application process which started on Monday 8 December 2014. The brigade is gearing up for thousands of applicants to visit its website in the hope of becoming one of the…

New High Volume Pump Ramping Module

A new High Volume Pump (HVP) Ramping Module became operationally available on 1 November 2014. The module has been developed as a collaborative project between the National Resilience HVP Capability Team and Babcock Critical Services Ltd, supported by West Midlands…

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