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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...

6th April, 2006

A Shropshire firefighter has taken to the airwaves to get out some "powerful" fire safety messages to listeners.

Firefighter Drew Perkins, of Blue Watch at Telford Fire Station makes regular broadcasts on Telford FM reaching thousands of...

31st March, 2006

He still bears the scars from when a burning ceiling fell on top of him, he was one of the first on the scene at the IRA bombing at a Shropshire Army barracks and has been called out to a "frightening" oil refinery fire and helped fight huge...

25th March, 2006

A daughter and mother tragically perished in a blaze that ripped through their detached family home in Fishers Lock, Newport.

Several calls were received in the early hours of Saturday morning and fire appliances from Newport, Wellington...

20th March, 2006

Bright sparks from Wrockwardine Wood School in Telford and The Grange School in Shrewsbury have won through to the final of this year's county fire safety quiz after beating 14 other schools from Telford and Shrewsbury in a hotly contested round...

18th March, 2006

More than 30 firefighters took three hours to bring under control a massive blaze which tore through a derelict Shrewsbury pub at about 9pm last night.

Crowds of up to 100 people gathered outside The Harlescott Inn to watch as five fire...

16th March, 2006

In just seven weeks time nine firefighters from Shropshire will be cycling the famous Lands' End to John O'Groats route in support of the Fire Services National Benevolent Fund, Hope House Children's Hospice and the local Macmillan Cancer Relief...

15th March, 2006

Schoolchildren were competing today in the first regional heat of the "life skills" safety quiz organised by the county fire service.

Year 7 pupils were dealing with rapid fire questions in the Be Cool Be Safe competition which teaches 11-...

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