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21st March, 2017


Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is appealing for the public’s help to join the fight against criminals who deliberately set fires in the county as part of Arson Awareness Week.

“Fire crime” can have devastating effects with...

8th September, 2016

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have attended 10 incidents across the county in the last 10 days involving bales of straw on fire.

Some of the incidents involve large quantities of hay, with 450 bales of straw on fire at Crudgington (...

5th September, 2016


Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are proud to support Business Safety Week which runs from the 5th until the 11th September, 2016.

The key objective of the week is to highlight the help and support available to businesses from...

30th August, 2016


Shropshire company bosses are being urged to attend an education seminar at their local fire station to get important information about their legal obligations for fire safety at business premises.

The two hour seminars are being...

11th December, 2015


Shropshire fire chiefs have something to sing about – and it’s all about fire safety this Christmas.

Chief Fire Officer John Redmond and Assistant Chief Fire Officer Louise McKenzie joined voices with Fire Authority member,...

15th November, 2015


Advice about electrical safety and the importance of registering new electric products was given to Shrewsbury store customers by the fire prevention team of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service as part of Electrical Fire Safety Week....

6th November, 2015

A quarter of all fires in Shropshire homes last year were caused by electrical appliances, revealed Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service at the launch of Electrical Fire Safety Week.

An added danger is that most people fail to register their...

23rd October, 2015

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21st October, 2015

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service are appealing to everyone to take great care this bonfire night. We recommend that you visit an organised display, however we have included useful guidance for people organising public displays.


21st September, 2015


Lord Digby Jones keenly watched Shropshire firefighters as they professionally freed a driver “trapped” in the wreckage of a car in a road safety demonstration in the county.

He later sat inside the car, which had its roof removed...


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