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16th June, 2011

Police in Shrewsbury are investigating three hedge fires they believe were deliberately started in a residential part of the town early today.

They were notified by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service who dealt with fires in Woodfield...

15th June, 2011

Shropshire children who look after members of their family learned all about fire safety and first aid at an event organised by the British Red Cross with the help of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A total of 31 youngsters aged from...

15th June, 2011

Thousands of people are expected to attend one of the first large-scale motorbike and fun days in Shropshire, where some of the country’s best stunt bikers are set to wow the crowds.

The Rider Skills and Family Fun Day, which will be held...

13th June, 2011

Shropshire firefighters will be back on national TV next week when two more of their fire and rescue actions are re-told on the popular BBC Real Rescues programme.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is pictured on the montage of images at...

3rd June, 2011

Teach children about fire safety – that is the vital message from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Children and young people need to know exactly what to do if fire breaks out in their home, said Community Fire Safety officer Charlie...

3rd June, 2011

Shropshire firefighters who worked tirelessly to free a dog trapped down a rabbit hole were named as finalists in the national Dogs Trust Honours 2011.

Using shovels and listening equipment designed to rescue people trapped in collapsed...

3rd June, 2011

Thousands of schoolchildren in Telford & Wrekin have learned essential safety messages – and enjoyed lots of fun – at the annual Crucial Crew events, say organisers.

The event, sponsored by E.ON, has attracted 25,000 11-year-olds who...

3rd June, 2011

The Safer Roads Partnership and West Mercia Police are today warning people of the dangers of driving under the influence of drink or drugs during this summer.

With the summer months and warmer weather approaching drink...

1st June, 2011

A major exercise to test emergency resilience saw representatives from 16 fire and rescue services visiting Avon this weekend.

More than 120 firefighters from as far afield as Northern Ireland and Merseyside joined colleagues from Avon...