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31st October, 2018

Fire service experts are urging people to attend organised bonfire night events rather than hold their own in their garden or on waste ground.

The advice comes ahead of what is expected to be a busy weekend of bonfires and fireworks across...

30th October, 2018

Motorists are being urged to be extra vigilant following a spate of car fires in the Telford and Wellington areas.

Firefighters have been called to eight fires involving ten cars in October and investigators at Shropshire Fire & Rescue...

23rd October, 2018

What connects an ice hockey referee, a karate expert and a former motocross racer? Answer, they are all among the latest group of on-call firefighter recruits to “pass out” after successfully completing the first part of their training.

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17th September, 2018

Some electric blankets can be a fire safety risk, warn Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, which is offering FREE checks at some of the county fire stations in September. A quarter of blankets tested each year fail the test. We encourage users of...

5th September, 2018

Shropshire’s chief fire officer has marked the creation of a national Emergency Services Day by publicly praising the role played by emergency service partners in the county and the wider region.

Rod Hammerton was speaking in the run up to...

31st August, 2018

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has launched its annual Chimney Safety Campaign and is urging people to consider the safety of their chimneys. Before the cold nights draw in, make sure you keep your family and your home safe, by having...

29th August, 2018

 

A fire service campaign aimed at promoting fire safety and other “safe and well” messages received a big boost this week when it was told it could display its campaign posters free of charge on high-profile advertising “information...

20th August, 2018

 

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...

9th August, 2018

 

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...

7th August, 2018

 

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...

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