Accessing Information

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) give you the right to request information held by public authorities. The right of access to personal information about yourself is covered under the Data Protection Act (DPA).

Information already available

SFRS routinely publish information via the Publication Scheme, its Transparency pages, and Disclosure log on our website. To find out if the information you are looking for is already published, you should go to our Publication Scheme, Transparency pages or Disclosure log on our website before making a specific request.

How do I make a request for information?

Requests for information can be made using our contact form.

The re-use of public sector information

SFRS allows the re-use of information (not including logos or photography) free of charge under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

To view the terms of this licence, please visit

Statement of Public Task

This statement sets out the functions carried out by Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Service that are within the public task under the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 (the ‘2015 Regulations’). 

We operate under the terms of Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004; Local Government Act 1972; Civil Contingencies Act 2004; The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005; Fire and Rescue Services (Emergencies) (England) Order 2007; Localism Act 2011; Fire and Rescue National Framework for England 2012;  Health & Safety & Work Act 1974.

Our public task comprises all the functions, duties and responsibilities set out in the Community Risk Management Plan 2021-2025 published on our website.

The public task information is available for free re-use under the Open Government Licence.

This statement will be reviewed as required.    

If you have any queries on this public task statement, you can submit them using the contact us form. If you have a complaint about the Service, you can submit it using our general complaints handling process. 

April 2023