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11th June, 2020

Chair and Members of Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority, welcomed Lord Stephen Greenhalgh to Fire Service after his recent appointment as joint Minister of State with responsibility for fire in the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local...

1st June, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a large fire at an industrial estate in Telford, Shropshire yesterday evening. 

The blaze broke out at Halesfield 23 on Sunday, May 31 at 22.43 where a large number of pallets caught fire and...

29th May, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has joined fire fighters in South Yorkshire to help tackle a devastating moorland fire using specialist equipment

On-call firefighters from Market Drayton and Whitchurch crews along with an incident...

15th May, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) National Sprinkler Week campaign.

The campaign runs from Monday18th to 24th May and raises awareness of the benefits of sprinkler systems for keeping...

1st May, 2020

Also head gardener at Hodnet Hall gardens, Ross Underwood, aged 37, is on-call for emergencies with SFRS and on this occasion, put his fire-fighter training to use at his primary employer’s workplace.

He was alerted by a colleague to a man...

29th April, 2020

A Certificate of Excellence has been awarded to Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) for its ‘significant innovations’ in transforming public services.  

Presented to SFRS by iESE, the public sector’s transformation partner, the award...

15th April, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is taking part in the National Fire Chiefs Council’s  (NFCC) "Ready Willing and Able" campaign which launches today (April 15 l) which will show how fire and rescue services in the UK are going the extra...

8th April, 2020

A burning mattress and other household waste were cleared from a bonfire, lit in a housing estate’s open area midday in one incident while a second quickly grew out of control when a small garden fire took hold of ivy growing on a nearby shed and...

7th April, 2020

The service has almost 30 trained Trauma Risk Incident Management (TRIM) practitioners that are available to support frontline staff such as NHS or care home workers and mental health teams who may be going through distressing events as a result...

31st March, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to stay safe and be vigilant when outdoors during the COVID-19 lockdown - and to try and avoid having bonfires.

The message comes as the combination of dry and warm weather over the...

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