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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...

7th March, 2017

 

More women are wanted to train as on call firefighters by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service which is holding another “taster day” just for women on March 18.

Women who live within five minutes of one of Shropshire’s 23 fire...

2nd March, 2017

 

Shropshire firefighters armed with buckets and sponges are taking part in the national Fire Fighters charity car wash at fire stations across the county every Saturday in March.

They are hoping to raise hundreds of pounds for the...

14th February, 2017

 

A Shropshire company has made a “key” contribution to training county firefighters in how to enter buildings quickly in an emergency.

Building products manufacturer Epwin Group, a UK leader in innovative door and window design,...

10th February, 2017

 

Successful UK fire prevention methods will feature at a conference in Denmark in March after a visit organised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service from a 22-year-old student.

Andreas Sorgensen has just returned home after a ten...

1st February, 2017

Householders are being strongly urged to register electrical appliances by fire safety experts.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service says people who register new and old appliances with the relevant manufacturer will greatly reduce the risk...

26th January, 2017

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is backing a nationwide project aimed at getting people talking more openly about mental health. 

The ‘Time to Talk Day’ on Thursday, February 2 is being run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental...

13th December, 2016

Women interested in a career as on call firefighters’ attended a successful taster session at Albrighton Fire Station.

One sent in an application form immediately after the event attended by six women from across the county.

During...

28th November, 2016

Some of Shropshire’s newest firefighters took on a tough challenge recently in a bid to raise money for the Firefighters Charity.

 

On Saturday (Nov 26) at Telford Town Centre seven firefighters who have just completed their initial...

24th November, 2016

 

Smoke alarms saved the life of a sleeping 88-year-old Shropshire pensioner whose home had caught fire.

Keith Wilkins was snoozing in an armchair in the living room of his bungalow in Alveley, near Bridgnorth, when flames started...

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