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14th December, 2012

Santa Claus pictured in the cage of the Aerial Ladder Platform in the dark high above the ground, with Christmas lights in the background

The...

13th December, 2012

Shropshire’s Chief Fire Officer Paul Raymond has announced his retirement after a distinguished 33 year career in the Fire and Rescue Service.

He has led Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to become one of the best run brigades in the UK...

13th December, 2012

A man was today confirmed to have died in a severe fire which completely destroyed his Shropshire bungalow.

A total of 40 firefighters from three fire and rescue services were called to the property in the village of Alveley, near...

12th December, 2012

More than half of the house fires Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are called to each year start in the kitchen, revealed the brigade’s community fire safety team.

They will be in Telford town centre on Thursday, December 13th with...

10th December, 2012

A 20ft Christmas tree arrived at a Shropshire church in time for an annual carol service with the help of firefighters.

The festive fir arrived in style at All Saints Church, Wellington, on board a reserve fire engine delivered by an off...

7th December, 2012

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have attended ten incidents in the last month in the Sutton Hill area of Telford, involving wheelie bins and commercial wheelie bins.

The majority of the incidents have been in the Skate Park and around...

7th December, 2012

Police in Shropshire have warned they will be targeting drink drivers in the coming weeks, knowing the Christmas period will tempt some motorists to take risks.

Senior officers are urging drivers not to put lives at risk by succumbing to...

5th December, 2012

The Safer Roads Partnership in Warwickshire and West Mercia is warning motorists in the region to take extra care as the met office predicts a further drop in temperature over the next few days. With rain and sleet also predicted motorists are...

3rd December, 2012

Poster featuring old painting of a firefighter carrying a young girl from a burning buildingThe voices of...