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2nd February, 2018

 

Animals which struggle to survive after breathing in smoke in Shropshire house fires now have a much better chance of survival after a successful campaign to stock all county fire engines with pet sized oxygen masks.

Two...

24th January, 2018

 

An elderly horse called Chance who fell into a ditch was fortunate to be rescued by firefighters from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s highly trained animal rescue team based in Wellington.

It took the strength of more than 15...

1st December, 2017

 

Young people who drink too much alcohol and walk home alongside the River Severn are being made aware of the dangers with the launch of a Don’t Drink and Drown and “Respect the Water” campaign in Shropshire.

Shrewsbury publicans...

22nd November, 2017

 

A Shropshire firefighter’s campaign to make fire safety fun for children has proved rock solid with lifesaving messages painted onto stones and distributed around the area.

Mark Smith, Watch Manager at Market Drayton Fire Station...

20th November, 2017

 

Firefighters are fighting back after “despicable” thieves put lives at risk by stealing lifesaving equipment from county fire stations.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has called in SmartWater, the successful crime deterrent...

17th November, 2017

 

Lifesaving messages are to be emblazoned on petrol pumps to remind Shropshire drivers about fire prevention and road safety.

Busy petrol forecourts in Shrewsbury and Telford will have vivid adverts displayed about the importance...

19th October, 2017

Take a look at these short video clips that feature advice on how to keep your family safe on Bonfire Night, work out bedtime routines and a fire escape plan.

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16th October, 2017

 

Much Wenlock welcomed its brand new fire engine at a ceremony held at the town’s fire station which will make the rural area safer during fires and major incidents.

It was the weekly drill night for the town’s 11 firefighters but...

6th October, 2017

 

Shropshire firefighters are ready for any emergency and in Market Drayton they have been fine tuning their skills to deal with a chemical spillage.

The on call fire crew arrived at their fire station for their weekly drill night...

2nd October, 2017

Hundreds of students watched firefighters free a car crash “victim” from the wreckage of a car last night (Thursday, Sept 28) in a dramatic road safety education event.

The demonstration in front of students aged 18 to 25 was staged at...

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