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29th April, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have been called out to several calls recently where bonfires have got out of control.

The following advice should be taken when lighting, using and extinguishing a bonfire.

  • Before you light...
26th April, 2013

Schoolchildren were bowled over in the county fire safety quiz run by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A total of 32 youngsters from eight county schools won a meal and bowling sessions courtesy of the management at the Ten Pin bowling...

26th April, 2013

The new Chief Fire Officer of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been appointed by Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Authority.

John Redmond, the current Deputy Chief Fire Officer will take over in July from the present Chief Fire...

23rd April, 2013

It with sadness that we notify you of the recent death of Jack Tomkins, who retired from the Service approximately 25 years ago.

Jack’s funeral will be held at Shrewsbury Crematorium, London Road, Shrewsbury on Wednesday 24th...

22nd April, 2013

At 5:08pm on Saturday evening Shropshire Fire and Rescue Services control room received a call from Sleap Airfield near Wem reporting a light aircraft experiencing difficulty with its landing gear.

Fire Control immediately dispatched 1...

17th April, 2013

The ability to tackle pollution incidents in the county has been boosted with a joint initiative between Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and the Environment Agency.
Four of the brigade’s existing four wheel drive vehicles are being...

17th April, 2013

At 5.05pm Tuesday 16th April 2013 Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a gorse fire covering 2.5 hectares at Novers Hill, Cwmdale, Church Stretton.

Fire crews from Church Stretton, Craven Arms, Shrewsbury, Tweedale...

11th April, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have attended another report of a wheelie bin fire at 8.47pm on Wednesday 10th April 2013 on Woodrows, Woodside, Telford. The wheelie bin was deliberately set on fire.

Shropshire Fire and...

8th April, 2013

On 31st March Stu Rushton from Green Watch, Telford shattered the Guinness World Record by running the Ironbridge half marathon in full fire kit in 2hrs 00mins 47secs. Stu wanted to say thankyou to Alec Thomas, from his watch, for...

4th April, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have been called out on seven occasions since the end of February to grass fires around the area of the underpass in Whitchurch Drive, Wellington.

All of the fires have been started deliberately and on...