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16th May, 2016

 

A spate of “freak” fires caused by faulty domestic machines have left Shropshire householders reeling as fire chiefs warn consumers against buying potential “killer bargains.”

Routine domestic chores have turned into nightmares...

12th May, 2016

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is staging an exercise at Harper Adams University this evening (May 12) between 6.30pm and 9pm. The exercise will cause no disruption on roads in the area and local residents should not be alarmed if they see...

11th May, 2016

The dramatic rescue of a man trapped beneath thousands of tons of cheese after racking collapsed at a Shropshire warehouse was a “triumph of teamwork” a senior fire officer said today (May 10).

Shropshire Fire and Rescue’s Deputy Chief...

3rd May, 2016

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service will now be only the second brigade in the UK to have pet oxygen masks available for any house fire attended by firefighters.

A Telford firefighter, dog charities and pet organisations have all...

29th April, 2016

 

 

Shropshire fire crews have smashed their fundraising target for the year by collecting £17,000 in a series of charity events.

They had aimed to raised £9,600 for the Fire Fighters’ Charity over the past 12 months but...

15th April, 2016

 

Schoolchildren were bowled over in the county fire safety quiz run by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A total of 48 youngsters from 12 county schools won a meal and bowling sessions courtesy of the management at the Ten Pin...

11th April, 2016

 

Firefighters raised a “sparkling” £3,000 for charity with a series of car washes across Shropshire.

Off duty fire crews hosed, soaped and shined hundreds of cars at eight county fire stations over the past few weeks receiving...

29th March, 2016

 

Telford Street Pastors said a big thank you to firefighters who saved their “priceless” van from fire.

Rev Keith Osmund-Smith drove the newly repaired vehicle to Wellington Fire Station to personally thank the firefighting team...

23rd March, 2016

A ten-year-old autistic boy’s challenge to visit every fire station in the UK comes to Shropshire on April 1.

Over four days Andrew Impey will visit all of the county’s 23 fire stations meeting firefighters and being given a VIP tour....

22nd March, 2016

 

Remind friends and family about the importance of smoke alarms in the home – that is the fire safety message from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service this Easter.

Members of the fire prevention team have launched their annual...

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