3rd September, 2017


Shrewsbury firefighters have been praised for their kindness in helping the “innocent child victims” of Chernobyl who visit Shropshire each year for respite.

They stepped in to pay for an extra flight ticket for Angelina, a 16-...

1st September, 2017

Fire safety experts are urging householders to have their chimneys swept before the onset of colder weather tempts them to light fires. 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service says it is launching its annual chimney fire safety campaign...

20th August, 2017


It was a fun day out for all the family at Wellington Fire Station’s annual open day.

Children got the chance to check out the fire hoses and climb aboard a number of fire engines.

They also learned potentially lifesaving...

11th August, 2017


People with an ambition to be an on call firefighter should go to an open day at Wellington Fire Station on August 19 and talk to firefighters.

The annual event gives everyone the chance to see what their local fire crews do and...

7th August, 2017


The managing director of a long-established county firm has praised the professionalism of firefighters who fought a fire at his company HQ.

Tudor Griffiths, whose family founded the Tudor Griffiths Group over 140 years ago, said...

7th August, 2017

Firefighters and crime-fighters will line up against each other this Sunday (Aug 13) in a charity football match and the public are invited to go along to watch the “blues and twos tussle.”

The match kicks off at 2pm and is the centrepiece...

6th August, 2017


Visitors to Shrewsbury fire station for the annual open day got to see how quickly firefighters react when an emergency happens.

They were watching a demonstration of the Aerial Ladder Platform when it was called to a house fire...

3rd August, 2017

Shrewsbury Fire Station’s open day on Saturday August 5 promises to be “the best ever” with a long line-up of eye catching activities for all the family.

Visitors to Shrewsbury Fire HQ will get the chance to watch the speed in which a chip...

21st July, 2017


Fire officers are warning people to take care in the countryside as more than 50 fires have been reported so far this month.

Hedgerows, trees, fields of straw, farm machinery, a hay barn, gorse and grassland have gone up in flames...