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22nd March, 2016

 

Remind friends and family about the importance of smoke alarms in the home – that is the fire safety message from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service this Easter.

Members of the fire prevention team have launched their annual...

21st March, 2016

 

Everyone can play their part in tackling fire crime this Arson Awareness Week, says Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and the Arson Prevention Forum. 

There have been 389 deliberate fires in Shropshire since April 1st last year...

16th March, 2016

 

More car washes are being held around Shropshire this weekend after a car cleaning spree by firefighters raised hundreds of pounds for charity.

Off duty fire crews spruced up hundreds of cars in Bridgnorth, Church Stretton and...

14th March, 2016

 

Pet lovers are being urged to take part in a charity walk in Shropshire on Sunday to raise funds to buy the first animal oxygen mask for a county fire station.

Smokey Paws, a not for profit organisation, is campaigning to ensure...

8th March, 2016

 

Shropshire firefighters armed with hoses, buckets and sponges are taking part in the national Fire Fighters Charity car wash at fire stations across the county every Saturday for the next four weeks.

They are raising hundreds of...

3rd March, 2016

Shropshire firefighters dealt with a potential chemical alert when three drums containing a mystery liquid were reported in woodland near Oswestry.

A total of 20 firefighters from Oswestry, Prees, Tweedale and Whitchurch attended the scene...

1st March, 2016

Parents have praised a “brilliant” scheme by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to educate children about fire safety.

Carl and Kerry Steventon called in the brigade’s iLearn team to talk to their two young boys when they became curious...

18th February, 2016

 

 

Smoke alarms which work are saving lives and reducing damage in house fires in Shropshire, revealed the county’s Chief Fire Officer.

Fire safety education from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service means that more people...

12th February, 2016

Shropshire Fire and Rescue is always looking for new ways to work collaboratively with the other “blue light” services and Newport Fire Station is where the latest initiative has been unveiled.

SFRS has agreed to provide Newport’s local...

9th February, 2016

February 15th-19th is National Chip Week. With 676,000 tonnes of British potatoes made into chips every year in the UK, it is clear that we love our...

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