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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...

13th January, 2006

It's the end of the road for Alan Furnival who has retired as a driving instructor after a 42 year career at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A former firefighter, Alan, 65, of Tudor Road in Shrewsbury, joined the Shropshire fire...

13th January, 2006

A children's popular quiz aimed at educating Shropshire youngsters to become safer adults is now available online allowing teachers and pupils to access details in the classroom at the touch of a button.

Organised by Shropshire Fire and...

5th January, 2006

Shropshire Fire and Rescue introduced the "Be Cool, Be Safe" Safety Quiz targeting year 7 pupils across the Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority area in 2006.

The overall objective of the quiz is to educate young people to become...

4th January, 2006

Everyone needs good neighbours and the Morris family from Telford certainly appreciate theirs.

For next door neighbour, 20-year-old Shyam Vadukul, saved their family home from severe damage when fire broke out in the kitchen after the...

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