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2nd May, 2017

Shropshire firefighters from fire stations at Telford Central, Wellington, Shrewsbury and Market Drayton will parade in front of their fire stations at midday on Thursday, May 4th, to mark the first annual Firefighters Memorial Day.

With...

20th April, 2017

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is backing a national campaign aimed at reducing the number of people who drown every year.

The Be Water Aware campaign runs for a week from April 24 and aims to raise awareness of the dangers of everyday...

6th April, 2017

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has warned that there is a "very real danger" that lives could be lost as a result of arson attacks on a Telford housing estate.

The stark warning follows a recent string of incidents in which cars have...

3rd April, 2017

A Bridgnorth firefighter is among a team of UK sportsmen aiming to tackle a world beating challenge to play the longest ever game of rugby.

Firefighter Luke Veal and colleagues from across the UK will play a full contact Rugby Union match...

27th March, 2017

 

A firefighter who is one of three generations of the same family to serve at Whitchurch Fire Station is to retire at the end of March after a 37 year career with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Postman Graham Field (55) was...

22nd March, 2017

 

A senior Shropshire fire officer has called for people to be aware of the fire danger from skin creams containing paraffin.

Care homes in the county must also take steps to reduce the risk to people in residential care, says...

21st March, 2017

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is appealing for the public’s help to join the fight against criminals who deliberately set fires in the county as part of Arson Awareness Week.

“Fire crime” can have devastating effects with...

20th March, 2017

This year Arson Awareness Week, begins Monday 20th March Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, together with the Arson Prevention Forum, are calling on everyone to play their part in tackling fire-crime. 

“Arson accounts for almost half of...

14th March, 2017

 

With rugby hitting the headlines with thrilling matches in the Six Nations, the sport has also gained accolades in Shropshire with a county firefighter being picked for the national fire service squad.

While England thumped...

9th March, 2017

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has made a film about dyslexia to raise awareness and encourage staff to get assessed if they think they may have it.

With a higher ratio of employees with dyslexia, the county’s fire and rescue...

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