8th September, 2017


Electric blankets can be a serious fire safety risk, warn Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, which is offering free checks at some of their county fire stations in September.

A quarter of electric blankets are condemned as...

7th September, 2017


More women are wanted as “on call” county firefighters in a continuing campaign being run by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

With just six per cent of female firefighters, the service wants to encourage more women to join with...

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...