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15th October, 2010

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has made a further £100,000 savings in reduced insurance costs because of its excellent safety record and good management practices, it has been revealed.

The cost of public liability and employers’...

6th October, 2010

Chimney fires in Shropshire are on the increase as more people try and keep warm during the recent cold spell.

Community fire safety officers from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service today reminded householders to have their chimneys swept...

1st October, 2010

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are working together with West Mercia Police investigating a series of Arson attacks in the Herongate area of Shrewsbury.

The first incident was reported at about 04.30am on Tuesday 28th September 2010...

1st October, 2010

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, a member of the West Midlands Arson Task Force, have commissioned the Zip Theatre company from Wolverhampton to perform their very successful arson play "Sparx" in the region.

This successful production...

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...

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