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8th March, 2006

Diary details revealing the hectic double life of a Shropshire firefighter have led to a long awaited £800,000 investment in the county's rural fire brigade.

Clun firefighter Trevor Williams, who also runs a family egg production business...

8th March, 2006

Trevor Williams has 20 years experience as a firefighter and is the officer in charge at the remote south Shropshire fire station in Clun which doesn't have many fires but firefighters still have to be trained and ready for any incident.

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6th March, 2006

A fire safety campaign to fit free smoke alarms into homes in Telford and Newport is certainly saving lives, said The Wrekin MP.

Mark Pritchard praised Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service for initiating the campaign which has spread across...

4th March, 2006

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have issued a warning following a tragic accident involving a Telford family's pet dog falling through a frozen lake.

Mrs Amanda Berry was walking with her two daughters' at Apley Wood yesterday afternoon...

2nd March, 2006

Firefighters have "adopted" a number of Telford schools as part of a campaign to forge better relationships with youngsters and to raise awareness about fire safety, hoax calls and arson.

Red Watch at Wellington fire station spent the...

27th February, 2006

In the early hours of Sunday 26th February, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a smell of burning at a property in Fitzalan Road, Harlescott, Shrewsbury. The alarm was raised by a vigilant female neighbour who heard the smoke alarm...

23rd February, 2006

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a severe fire in a waste paper recycling unit at Masebury Trading Estate Oswestry at 3.30 this morning whilst others crews were tackling a spate of car fires on the same estate.

The fire at...

20th February, 2006

Shropshire schools are being urged to book their places now for the latest hugely popular production of Sparx! - an initiative between fire, police and a theatre group - to get vital anti-arson messages across to pupils.

The thought...

13th February, 2006

He used to chop down trees but now Ellis Brazier is building bridges - with schoolchildren - in his new role as a firefighter with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The former tree surgeon gave up running his own business to join Blue...

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...

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