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2nd March, 2006

Firefighters have "adopted" a number of Telford schools as part of a campaign to forge better relationships with youngsters and to raise awareness about fire safety, hoax calls and arson.

Red Watch at Wellington fire station spent the...

27th February, 2006

In the early hours of Sunday 26th February, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a smell of burning at a property in Fitzalan Road, Harlescott, Shrewsbury. The alarm was raised by a vigilant female neighbour who heard the smoke alarm...

23rd February, 2006

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a severe fire in a waste paper recycling unit at Masebury Trading Estate Oswestry at 3.30 this morning whilst others crews were tackling a spate of car fires on the same estate.

The fire at...

20th February, 2006

Shropshire schools are being urged to book their places now for the latest hugely popular production of Sparx! - an initiative between fire, police and a theatre group - to get vital anti-arson messages across to pupils.

The thought...

13th February, 2006

He used to chop down trees but now Ellis Brazier is building bridges - with schoolchildren - in his new role as a firefighter with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The former tree surgeon gave up running his own business to join Blue...

2nd February, 2006

Young firefighters at one of Shropshire's far flung rural fire stations have the X Factor when it comes to community spirit.

The 12 strong crew at Bishops Castle are giving up their evenings and weekends to fit smoke alarms and door chains...

1st February, 2006

A total of 30,000 homes in the most rural parts of Shropshire have been identified as having "a higher than average" risk from fire.

Teams of firefighters plan to visit all the individual householders giving them potentially lifesaving...

30th January, 2006

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and Shropshire County Council are working together to provide fire safety advice and smoke alarms to the permanent Gypsy sites throughout Shropshire.

The initiative was launched after Roy Jones, Gypsy...

26th January, 2006

A fire safety campaign to raise awareness about the importance of smoke alarms in Shropshire homes has been declared a success.

Hundreds of A5 sized cards in the shape of a smoke alarm and bearing important fire prevention messages were...

16th January, 2006

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service received a well deserved "pat on the back" from the Audit Commission in a report which singled out the brigade as a high performer.

The local fire brigade used taxpayer's money better than many other fire...

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