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8th January, 2015

 

A warning about the dangers of exploding e-cigarettes has been issued by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Fire chiefs have released graphic film footage of an e-cigarette being engulfed in flames after an incompatible charger...

11th November, 2014

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued an appeal for people to have their chimneys swept as they launch an annual chimney fire safety campaign.

There have been 39 chimney fires dealt with by Shropshire firefighters in homes across...

29th October, 2014

 

People are being urged to be extra vigilant during the firefighters’ four day strike in Shropshire which starts at 6pm on Friday.(October 31)

The Fire Brigade Union (FBU) is involved in a protracted...

22nd October, 2014

When you change your clocks back an hour on Sunday(October 26) don’t forget to test your smoke alarm at the same time.

The risk of dying from smoke inhalation in a house fire increases four fold without a...

20th October, 2014

The dramatic rescue of a Shropshire farmer impaled by a metal tractor fork in a bizarre accident will feature on the new series of the popular BBC Close Calls: On Camera next week.

Series presenter Nick...

17th October, 2014

Telford Fire Station held a successful open day with eye catching demonstrations including a chip pan fire as firefighters and community fire safety officers showcased their skills to display the wide variety of work they do.

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6th October, 2014

Shrewsbury Fire Station held a successful open day with eye catching demonstrations including a chip pan fire as firefighters and community fire safety officers showcased their skills to display the wide variety of work they do.

A total of...

19th September, 2014

A unique service giving practical and emotional help to people suffering from the trauma of a house fire, flood or other serious emergency has made a "huge difference" to people's lives since it was launched in Shropshire.

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15th September, 2014

Black History Month, Older People’s Day, World Mental Health Day, and Shropshire Rainbow Festival are all happening in October. To help us celebrate these events we are inviting you to visit us at Shrewsbury Fire Station Telford Central Fire...

15th September, 2014

A quarter of electric blankets were condemned as a dangerous fire safety risk in tests carried out in Shropshire last year, warned Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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