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Welcome from the Chief Fire Officer

Water Safety

The time of year is once again upon us when the weather gets warmer, and everyone starts to relax and unwind for the summer.

As the temperatures start to rise, people start to enjoy the warmer weather by spending more time outdoors going swimming, camping and caravanning – and these activities can be associated with greater risks.

Fresh water swimming has grown in popularity over recent years, with people searching high and low to find the perfect, secluded swimming spot whether it be a lake, reservoir or river.

One person drowns every 20 hours in the UK and hundreds more suffer life changing injuries through near drowning.

Drowning Prevention Week, which takes place this month (18th – 26th June) aims to teach people how to stay safe near water.

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Latest News

  • Local company donate training aids to aid partnership working at AFSRC

    Posted 23 June 2016 11:02 Read
  • Phoenix fires up the youth of Ynys Môn

    Posted 21 June 2016 14:21 Read
  • Promoting Drowning Prevention Week

    Posted 20 June 2016 13:53 Read
  • North Wales Fire & Rescue Authority to consult on plans for the future

    Posted 20 June 2016 12:46 Read
  • Phoenix inspires the young people of Caia Park for a better future

    Posted 17 June 2016 08:50 Read
  • Second phase of retained firefighter recruitment campaign announced

    Posted 16 June 2016 11:00 Read
  • Dwygyfylchi mountain fire confirmed as deliberate

    Posted 10 June 2016 08:46 Read

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