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16th July, 2015

 

A brand new car has been "destroyed" - but it’s all in a good cause to train the emergency services in Shropshire.

College students helped to strip down and rebuild the former demonstration car in their car maintenance classes....

10th July, 2015

 

Shropshire firefighters joined colleagues from around the world to commemorate the 30,000th sounding of the Last Post at Belgium’s Menin Gate in honour of the missing war dead in WW1.

Firefighters at Wellington and Shrewsbury fire...

7th July, 2015

 

It was a first day at the office with a difference for high flying apprentices at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service who were welcomed with a lunchtime ride aboard an aerial ladder platform.

Deryn Smith (19), from Oswestry and Dan...

18th June, 2015

Shropshire firefighters carried out an exercise last night to practice their firefighting skills attending a rural farmhouse "fire".

Firefighters from Craven Arms Fire Station were called out to the scene at an empty cottage at Corfton...

12th June, 2015

 

A  Shropshire farmhouse has been “donated” for a day to firefighters so they can practise their firefighting skills.

The empty cottage under renovation at Corfton Farm in Corvedale Road will be pumped full of white cosmetic smoke...

3rd May, 2015

 

The number of women firefighters joining Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is “slowly growing” with successful taster sessions being held across the county.

Over the Bank Holiday weekend, six women toured Craven Arms Fire Station...

30th April, 2015

 

A company which has actively backed Shropshire’s on call firefighters for the past 25 years has been praised for its support.

Chief Fire Officer John Redmond said Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service relied on businesses such as...

15th April, 2015

Firefighters say people should always call the fire and rescue service if there is a strong smell of burning which is unaccounted for.

John Davies, Watch Manager at Oswestry Fire Station, gave the warning after smouldering electrical wires...

14th April, 2015

Shropshire firefighters showed off their animal rescue skills live on BBC television this morning.

BBC Breakfast presenter Sian Lloyd was with the animal rescue team based at Wellington Fire Station, where the cameras were rolling today....

24th March, 2015

An appeal has gone out for more “on call” firefighters across Shropshire but they are especially needed in both Prees and Newport. Anyone interested can turn up at the second of two recruitment events being held at Newport Fire Station, Salters...

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