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3rd November, 2016

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been nominated for an award for its trailblazing work with employees with dyslexia.

The county fire service has been shortlisted for the Best Supportive Employer in the 2016 Dyslexia Awards...

28th October, 2016

A Shropshire led campaign to deliver much needed fire and humanitarian aid to Romania has been praised for its “commitment and dedication.”

Fire engines from Devon, driven across Europe by members of Operation Sabre, culminated in a...

27th October, 2016

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has backed a call for sprinkler systems to be fitted in all care homes and other buildings occupied or used by vulnerable people.

Speaking in advance of a "sprinklers seminar" to be held at Shrewsbury...

27th October, 2016

          Bonfire and Firework Safety

Take a look at these short video clips that feature advice on how to keep your family safe on Bonfire Night, work out bedtime routines and a fire escape plan.

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25th October, 2016

The recent conviction of a man who flouted fire safety and licensing laws and staged an illegal rave in a “deathtrap” basement should send a clear message to anyone thinking of organizing an...

21st October, 2016

 

A team of volunteers have set off from Shropshire on another 1,800 mile road trip to donate much needed fire equipment and help vulnerable children and the elderly in rural parts of Romania.

Operation Sabre embarked from...

20th October, 2016

A special award went to Shrewsbury’s Blue Watch whose firefighters host a day of fun and laughter for children from Chernobyl when they visit Shrewsbury Fire Station each year as part of a county wide charity event. 

It was presented at a...

17th October, 2016

 

Firefighters are sometimes the only people who can help when a “catastrophe” strikes in the community, says Shropshire’s fire chief.

“When their emergency pagers go off, day or night, they drop everything leaving behind half eaten...

6th October, 2016

Seventeen-year-old fire service apprentice Dan Adams this week clinched a top prize at the National Apprenticeship Awards.

Dan, who lives in Shrewsbury and joined Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service along with five other apprentices in July...

3rd October, 2016

 

Shropshire’s immaculately dressed High Sheriff swapped her refinery for fire kit and safety goggles to be “rescued” from a crashed car by firefighters.

Christine Holmes climbed into the front seat of a scrap 14-year-old grey...

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