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30th November, 2010

The Safer Roads Partnership in West Mercia is urging road users to take extra care when out on the roads during the cold snap and to follow its advice about driving through ice and snow. Temperatures are set to remain bitterly cold this...

30th November, 2010

A “chilling“ radio advert made for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to get over a vital fire safety message about the dangers of cooking late at night after drinking too much alcohol has gained international recognition.

The Beacon Radio...

16th November, 2010

Shropshire firefighters donned chemical protection suits to tackle a reported ammonia leak during a planned training exercise at a county food production plant.

Uniq Desserts at Minsterley, a major county employer which has three retained...

12th November, 2010

Two firefighters from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have been picked for the England Fire Services Football Squad.

Goalkeeper Steve Taylor and midfielder Jamie Hammonds both represented their country in a recent match against the...

4th November, 2010

Preparations are now almost complete ahead of a multi-agency ‘Clean Sweep' operation that is taking place in Ketley Bank next week.

The operation will run from Monday 8 November to Wednesday 10 November and police and community support...

3rd November, 2010

A “ferocious” fire poured out of a front room as Shropshire firefighters ran into a smoke filled home to save the life of a young woman trapped upstairs, revealed Shropshire's Chief Fire Officer who praised them for their extreme bravery.

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3rd November, 2010

Firefighters and students are involved in a “training swap” as part of an agreement between Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Training and Development Centre and a Telford college.

Fire officers have signed a formal partnership agreement...