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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...

17th December, 2015

 

A fire crew from Wem have received an award from the Chief Fire Officer for saving an elderly man’s life on a 999 call.

They also received a big thank you from the man whose life they saved and his grateful wife who visited Wem...

11th December, 2015

 

Shropshire fire chiefs have something to sing about – and it’s all about fire safety this Christmas.

Chief Fire Officer John Redmond and Assistant Chief Fire Officer Louise McKenzie joined voices with Fire Authority member,...

7th December, 2015

Shropshire firefighters have been helping to rescue Cumbrian residents stranded in their homes from Storm Desmond.

A Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service boat crew was sent out from Shrewsbury early yesterday and was out helping people from...

15th November, 2015

 

Advice about electrical safety and the importance of registering new electric products was given to Shrewsbury store customers by the fire prevention team of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service as part of Electrical Fire Safety Week....

6th November, 2015

A quarter of all fires in Shropshire homes last year were caused by electrical appliances, revealed Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service at the launch of Electrical Fire Safety Week.

An added danger is that most people fail to register their...

23rd October, 2015

Short video clips on making you and family safer; see our bedtime routines and making a fire escape plan clips at:

http://www.shropshirefire.gov.uk/safety-home/fire-...

8th October, 2015

With the "university season" beginning for many, fire safety might not be too high on your list of priorities whilst you are studying and socialising; taking the time to read some fire safety tips below and they might just save your life though...

2nd October, 2015

During the last week of September each year we conduct free electric blanket testing. This year we held sessions in Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth. Councillor Jean Jones, Fire Authority member, popped in to give her support at a couple of...

13th September, 2015

 

The first “taster” day of 2015 to encourage more people from a wide range of cultural backgrounds to join the fire service as on call firefighters has been held in Shropshire.

An Army veteran, ex-student, office worker and...

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