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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...

4th February, 2010

A wheelie bin may have been deliberately placed next to a gas pipe before being set on fire on a Telford housing estate, warned the fire crime investigation officer from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Derek Taylor said that both...

4th February, 2010

Fire safety for families from Poland living in Shropshire was served up at a social evening held at a county fire station.

A number of Polish families who have now made their homes in the county were invited to Oswestry Fire Station along...

4th February, 2010

Arriva is helping Shropshire firefighters get over important fire safety messages this festive season.
The bus company has put up one of the brigade's warning posters - showing a child's teddy bears blackened by fire - free of charge on its...

4th February, 2010

Drinking large amounts of alcohol and cooking is a "dangerous cocktail" at Christmas, warn community fire safety officers.

Shropshire fire crews have been giving out the message at fire safety events across the county in a bid to prevent...

4th February, 2010

Don't drink alcohol and cook – that is the message from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, keen to cut the number of house fires caused by householders who are under the influence of alcohol

A billboard has been unveiled at the entrance...

4th February, 2010

A campaign by firefighters to save the lives of young drivers on Shropshire roads has been launched with the help of the Shropshire Institute of Advanced Motorists.

Large numbers of young motorists aged from 17 to 24 – the age group...

4th February, 2010

Fire, police and road safety professionals will be at a north Shropshire pub popular with bikers on Saturday, November 21st from midday to talk about plans to reduce motorcycle road deaths in the county.

With eight motorbike riders killed...

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