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9th September, 2010

Shropshire firefighters “rescued” stranded casualties in a water training exercise which mirrored real life rescues carried out on the fast flowing River Teme at Ludlow.

A total of 40 firefighters from Ludlow, Craven Arms, Shrewsbury and...

2nd September, 2010

A “bizarre” idea to store a person’s medical details in a bottle in the fridge could prove a “lifesaver,” say charity raisers who are spreading the word about the scheme with the help of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters are...

13th August, 2010

Hundreds of Shropshire residents witnessed at first hand how quickly a family could be trapped by fire in their own home.

Actors played the roles of panicked householders as smoke filled a house on a busy Telford housing estate in less...

13th July, 2010

A family is trapped when fire breaks out in their home because they didn’t have a working smoke alarm – that is the stark message for Shropshire householders in an eye-catching demonstration of a house fire.

Actors will recreate the family...

18th June, 2010

Public sector workers and volunteers from across Shropshire have been praised for their help in reducing house fires in the county through a unique scheme developed with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Chief Fire Officer Paul Raymond...

12th March, 2010

A fire safety video showing a small room rapidly devastated by fire in just 48 seconds when an electrical fault triggered a fierce blaze was "quite sobering," said a council officer.

The shocking film was all part of an extensive training...

5th March, 2010

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has warned householders to beware of "cold callers" trying to sell smoke alarms on the doorstep.

One company from Staffordshire is being investigated by trading standards for selling battery powered smoke...

10th February, 2010

National Chip Week has the backing of Shropshire firefighters who are urging people to get a portion of our favourite food from the chippy or takeaway instead of cooking at home after a night out.

Fire crews are aiming their fire safety...

4th February, 2010

Get a smoke alarm and test it weekly – that is the stark advice from Shropshire firefighters to avoid dying from toxic smoke in a house fire.

Just two to three breaths of toxic smoke and "you're unconscious," warned community fire safety...

4th February, 2010

Children playing on an iced-up Shropshire canal, including riding their bikes, have prompted police to repeat warnings to stay off frozen lakes and waterways.

The latest incident happened around 1pm yesterday (Tuesday) when youngsters were...

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