6th March, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a rare incident today when a public bus caught fire on Holly Road, Little Dawley, this afternoon.

The Arriva bus, carrying three people at the time, was evacuated by the driver when a passenger...

25th February, 2020

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people when cleaning up after a flood, to ensure good ventilation if using portable petrol pumps to dry out rooms. 

The exhaust fumes from such generators can...

24th February, 2020

Keep up to speed with all the latest flood-related developments, from road closures to the weather forecast:

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21st February, 2020

As the weekend approaches and flood water still poses considerable dangers across the county, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people to continue to be vigilant and remain safe.

Whether there are swollen rivers or general...

17th February, 2020

For residents currently experiencing the impacts of Storm Dennis, Public Health England have put together a list of handy tips and links for once the waters are receding. Full guidance can be found here

For advice on...
17th February, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service experienced one of its busiest weekends as heavy rain brought flooding to several areas of the County seeing over 300 emergency calls being received in 24 hours.

The sheer volume and variety of incidents...

13th February, 2020
Valentine's Day is one of the most popular times to use candles in the home. It's safer to use battery operated candles but if you're using wax candles to make Valentine’s Day extra special, follow our safety advice: Keep clothes and hair away from...
12th February, 2020

Police officers are investigating a car fire which took place in the early hours of Wednesday morning.  

The incident occurred at Urban Gardens in Wellington at 01.45am on Wednesday, 12 February.

One vehicle was invovled and...

5th February, 2020

Police officers are investigating a series of car fires which took place in the early hours of Wednesday morning. It affected three vehicles in Newport.  

The incident occurred on Victoria Park road at 01.35am on Wednesday, 5 February....

4th February, 2020

At its meeting in December 2019, the Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Authority (FRA) considered the draft Budget Strategy for 2020/21 and medium-term Financial Plan for 2020/22 to 2024/25. 

A copy of the full paper presented to...