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1st February, 2013

County firms can learn from the Brazil nightclub blaze, say Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Shropshire business owners should not be complacent about the risk of fires after the death of 233 people in a blaze at the nightclub in South...

25th January, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking rural communities to be vigilant following a barn fire at Sparchley Farm, Culmington, near Ludlow. The cause of the fire has been confirmed as deliberate following the report of the fire at 8.54pm on...

24th September, 2012

Cover of a Business Fire Safety leaflet entitled - How much is your company worthCompany bosses...

11th June, 2012

A portable rescue stretcher to allow firefighters to more easily haul unconscious or injured people out of danger has been designed by a University of Derby student – with input from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The Rapid Evacuation...

21st May, 2012

Screen grab of leaflet cover featuring money on fire

A court case in which a Shropshire takeaway owner...

3rd January, 2012

The Christmas holiday has been a busy time for staff at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Permanently on call at the county’s 23 fire stations, they have dealt with a total of 193 calls since the beginning of December, reported Deputy...

4th November, 2011

Shropshire businesses are being warned to check their fire safety after fire officers identified a “worrying trend” among some firms which are putting lives at risk.

Fast food outlets with accommodation above are especially at risk.

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12th August, 2011

Shrewsbury and north Shropshire farmers are urged to be aware of fire risks at harvest time and also take steps to help prevent arson.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and the NFU have issued advice to farmers and growers to avoid costly...

3rd August, 2011

Police are investigating an arson attack on a joinery workshop near Shrewsbury which caused up to £400,000 damage.

They issued an appeal today for information following the fire at Niblett Bespoke Joinery based at Edgebold, near Hanwood...

6th May, 2011

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

A series of two hour workshops are being held...

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