Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Pleased and Proud to be Rated as “good” across the Board

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been rated as “good” in all 3 inspection areas; for effectiveness, efficiency and the way it treats its staff.  This assessment has come from a recent inspection by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabularies and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) who said the Service had “managed to maintain strong operational performance while achieving savings; reducing its spend by £3 million since 2012” and they “look forward to seeing the Service build on this already impressive performance.”

Gender Pay Gap Report 2019

Gender Pay Gap Report 2019

The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 requires us as an organisation with 250 or more employees to publish annual statutory figures in relation to the gender pay gap.  We are committed to publishing this information annually on both the government website and Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s website. 

Action Packed Open Day at Shrewsbury Fire Station


Hundreds of visitors attended an action packed open day at Shrewsbury Fire Station which raised more than £600 for the Fire Fighters charity.

Vivid demonstrations and displays throughout the day helped to get over important messages to the public about fire safety, road safety and how everyone should always have a smoke alarm in the home, said organiser Neil Maguire, Watch Manager on Red Watch at the Shrewsbury station.

Fun Packed Open Day at Shrewsbury Fire Station on August 18


A fun packed open day is forecast at Shrewsbury Fire Station on Saturday, August 18 with a host of eye opening activities for all the family.

Practical demonstrations of firefighter skills and equipment will show how they rescue people in emergencies alongside advice for the public to prevent house fires.

Special fire appliances and rescue equipment will be at the open day at the St Michael Street station during the open day which runs from 10am until 4pm.

Fun at the Fire Station for Children from Chernobyl


It was a fun evening at a Shropshire fire station for children from Chernobyl during an annual visit to the county.

Shrewsbury firefighters from Blue Watch, put on an evening of entertainment for ten youngsters aged between eight and 12, which included playing with water from fire hoses.

The eight boys and two girls were given a VIP tour of the fire station, shared dinner with the fire crew and were presented with goody bags and suitcases packed with gifts for their return journey. 

Charity Family Fun Day Success

A fun day for all the family was a great success in Shrewsbury raising £900 for charity.

Organised by firefighters and police officers, the event at Shrewsbury College in London Road was opened by the Mayor and Mayoress of Shrewsbury.

A steady stream of visitors attended throughout the day including ten children from Chernobyl who are in Shropshire for a holiday. They had been due to go to the seaside but instead attended the fun day due to heavy rainfalls forecast for Wales.

Have Fun This Summer But Stay Safe


Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued safety advice for a summer of fun and to prevent the annual increase in fires during school holidays.

To keep safe especially during this season’s heatwave, prevention staff have given out a summer fire safety list.

They are urging people not to light bonfires during the “tinder dry” conditions and to be “extra vigilant” to prevent outdoor fires.

Fire Station’s All Action Open Day

Firefighters will demonstrate their skills at an action packed open day at Telford Central Fire Station tomorrow (Saturday).

Families galore are expected at the Stafford Park station from 11am to 4pm to watch eye catching demonstrations including a chip pan bursting into flames and a series of rescue re-enactments including watching how people are cut out of a car after a road collision.

Members of the public can also see the tests that would be firefighters have to pass before joining Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and get career information.

Charity Family Fun Day

A “bigger and better” charity fun day for all the family is planned in Shrewsbury on July 29.

Organised by firefighters and police officers, the event at Shrewsbury College in London Road will be opened by the Mayor of Shrewsbury at 10am.

 “We plan to make it even more successful than last year’s inaugural event which raised £700 for the Severn Hospice,” said organiser Andy Davies, of Shrewsbury Fire Station’s Blue Watch.


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