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11th June, 2006

Technical training on fire alarms and automatic fire detection systems was the order of the day at a seminar organised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and attended by fire safety officers' from neighbouring Midland brigades.

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7th June, 2006

Sally Barnett, a control room operator at Shrewsbury fire HQ, is gearing up with motorbike riders from across the UK who are aiming to raise over £4,000 for charity in their annual outing to Wales later this month.

Around 250...

30th May, 2006

A career as a Shropshire firefighter will be highlighted at "taster" sessions on June 17 and 19 in a bid to attract more women and people from under represented groups into the fire service.

People interested in joining Shropshire Fire and...

30th May, 2006

Shropshire fire control room operator Sally Barnett knows how to keep a cool head during an emergency - and she will need it when she abseils off a roof at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

For the 34-year-old from Baschurch will take the...

24th May, 2006

The core campaign commences on 22 May with 'Women make great fire fighters' posters and leaflets displayed all over England in private health clubs, local authority leisure centres, Cinemas and selected local bars.

There is also a planned...

17th May, 2006

Ten firefighters who cycled from Lands End to John O'Groats successfully and safely completed their journey at 7pm on Monday 15th May 2006 in support of the Fire Services National Benevolent Fund, Hope House Children's Hospice and the local...

17th May, 2006

An unusual campaign to call time on drunks risking their lives by jumping into the River Severn this summer is being launched at pubs across the district of Bridgnorth.

Beer mats bearing the hard-hitting message "Don't Drink and Drown" are...

11th May, 2006

The importance of fire safety in the home was the subject of an entertaining and informative talk to Lydbury North Youth Club by south Shropshire firefighter Tony Barnes.

The Leading Firefighter at Bishop's Castle told youngsters how smoke...

10th May, 2006

The team of ten firefighters who are cycling from Lands' End to John O'Groats stopped off in Shrewsbury overnight before heading North to Preston this morning.

The 90 mile journey will be made harder by the hot weather and there is a...

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...

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