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3rd October, 2006

A blaze spreads through Shrewsbury town centre destroying hundreds of years of the historic town's heritage - this is the "nightmare" scenario facing fire officers who aim to prevent such a disaster.

They are calling all owners of Grade I...

2nd October, 2006

Up to 500 people attended a major public exhibition on car crashes organised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Aimed at educating Shropshire motorists about the dangers on our roads, the event at Market Drayton fire station was hailed...

2nd October, 2006

Shropshire organisations are being urged "not to panic" about a new fire safety law being introduced from October 1.

The biggest overhaul in fire safety legislation for 30 years, which hands over responsibility for fire precautions to...

22nd September, 2006

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service recently held a special event in South Shropshire to thank employers of retained firefighters for allowing them to carry out their duties.

The Employers' Evening was staged at Bishop's Castle Fire Station...

15th September, 2006

A major public exhibition on car crashes aimed at educating motorists will be staged at Market Drayton Fire Station open day on September 23.

Parents will also be able to check out which car or booster seat they...
13th September, 2006

Shropshire's rural firefighters have got a much needed helping hand - in the shape of eight extra full time support staff.

And the man whose actions triggered off the recruitment drive today praised the initiative as a "Godsend" for...

13th September, 2006

Newport firefighters are holding a charity car wash on Saturday (Sept 16th) from 10am to 4pm at Newport fire station in aid of the Fire Service National Benevolent Fund.

Motorists turning up will be given the chance to tour the fire...

12th September, 2006

A team of football playing Firefighters' have won a local Charity 5-a-side tournament organised by St Marys Youth Initiative .

The event took place at St Mary's School and raised £100 to help fund the local 'Community Hut'. The project is...

11th September, 2006

On Saturday evening an Incident Commander from Shrewsbury and fire crews from Baschurch and Oswestry were called to an incident involving a hot air balloon that had crash landed in a field near Platt Bridge, Ruyton-XI-Towns. A specialist off road...

11th September, 2006

A campaign to reduce the death and injury toll on Shropshire roads has been launched by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Hard hitting graphics with a range of road safety messages are now on the back of fire appliances around the county...

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