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15th September, 2016

 

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

A quarter of electric blankets are condemned as dangerous after they...

8th September, 2016

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have attended 10 incidents across the county in the last 10 days involving bales of straw on fire.

Some of the incidents involve large quantities of hay, with 450 bales of straw on fire at Crudgington (...

5th September, 2016

 

It was fun and laughter all the way for children from Chernobyl hosted by Shropshire firefighters as part of an annual respite visit.

A dozen youngsters, aged between 10 and 12, squirted water in the parade ground at Shrewsbury...

5th September, 2016

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are proud to support Business Safety Week which runs from the 5th until the 11th September, 2016.

The key objective of the week is to highlight the help and support available to businesses from...

1st September, 2016

 

A fire safety warning has been issued by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service after gardeners accidentally set their gardens ablaze with calor gas burners to kill weeds.

Firefighters attended two garden fires in two days at homes in...

30th August, 2016

 

Shropshire company bosses are being urged to attend an education seminar at their local fire station to get important information about their legal obligations for fire safety at business premises.

The two hour seminars are being...

26th August, 2016

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning householders with chimneys to get them swept as they launch their annual chimney fire safety campaign this September.

Many people do not realise the severe damage that can be caused to...

26th August, 2016

Shropshire fire crews have collected a staggering £40,484 in a series of charity events over the past year smashing their fundraising target four fold.

Their efforts have helped the Fire Fighters Charity support 34 local beneficiaries,...

18th August, 2016

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking members of the public to take care during the current warm weather as every year countless acres of countryside and wildlife habitats are destroyed by fire.

The Met Office has given Shropshire...

12th August, 2016

The dramatic rescue of a person trapped in a car following a crash will take centre stage at Telford Fire Station’s Open Day, Stafford Park, on Saturday 20th August 2016 from 11am – 4pm. 

In addition to this there will be plenty of fun and...

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