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8th May, 2006

A team of ten firefighters departed from Shrewsbury Fire Station on Friday for Lands' End where they began their gruelling cycle to John O'Groats.

The team made good time arriving in Lands' End at 5.30pm Friday evening where they completed...

8th May, 2006

The Red Cross is the latest county organisation to join Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service in its successful campaign to reduce house fires.

The county fire service has been recruiting organisations which send out visitors to people's...

2nd May, 2006

A team from Newport High School has won the 2006 Be Cool Be Safe fire safety quiz organised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The all girl team beat seven other Shropshire schools to the title at the grand final held at Telford fire...

2nd May, 2006

A Charity Auction Night held by a team of local Firefighters has successfully raised a staggering £2,200 for the Macmillan Cancer Relief, Hope House and Fire Services National Benevolent Fund charities.

The firefighters' held the event to...

27th April, 2006

There's been a worrying rise in the number of people who die in fires in Shropshire. The county's deputy fire chief says the increase goes against the national trend.

BBC Shropshire's Local TV crew have recently filmed a feature about...

27th April, 2006

BBC Shropshire's Local TV crew have recently filmed Retained Firefighters from Clun after the diary of retained firefighter Trevor Williams has changed the future of the service in Shropshire.

BBC Shropshire TV's Jamie Coulson has been to...

24th April, 2006

Bright sparks from eight Shropshire schools will battle it out in this year's county fire safety quiz final at Telford Central fire station tomorrow starting at 10am.

A total of 34 county schools have already taken part in regional heats...

20th April, 2006

A 15-year-old boy from Oswestry was rescued last night after becoming trapped down a disused well.

Two fire crews from Oswestry and a specialist Rescue Tender from Wellington were sent to the scene, where on arrival the Officer in charge...

18th April, 2006

A team of nine firefighters from Shropshire, who held a fundraising day at the Charles Darwin Centre, raised £1027 for the Fire Services National Benevolent Fund, Hope House Children's Hospice and the local Macmillan Cancer Relief

The...

17th April, 2006

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended another fatal fire during the early hours of Easter Sunday.

Crews from Market Drayton, Hodnet and Prees responded to a property fire in Grosvenor Road, Market Drayton following a call from a...

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