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7th October, 2021

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is highlighting the importance of smoke alarms after attending a house fire today (Thursday 7 October) in Telford.

The Service was called at 12.28pm to a property in Shawbirch and two fire appliances...

7th October, 2021

The Service was called to reports of a fire in an industrial unit in Wem Business Park on Wednesday 6 October at 12.28am. An investigation into the fire carried out later that same day concluded that the cause was deliberate.

Six...

6th October, 2021

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been tackling a large blaze in Wem.

We were called at 12.28am today, Wednesday 6 October, to reports of a fire at an industrial building at Wem Business Park.

Six appliances attended,...

5th October, 2021

Theatre Severn hosted a long service and good conduct awards ceremony last night for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) staff who have achieved 20 or 30 years service. Miniature medals for family members of serving firefighters were also...

27th September, 2021

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is offering to help maintain the welfare of staff from West Midlands Ambulance Service following the introduction of their new operational model.

The Service is offering the use of the fire station...

1st September, 2021

The plea comes during the National Fire Chief Council’s Business Safety Week which runs from Monday 6 September to 12 September.

Now that organisations are opening their doors again and welcoming more of their staff back into the workplace...

31st August, 2021

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging the public to prepare their chimney for winter. 

This week marks the National Fire Chiefs’ Council’s Chimney Fire Safety Week (Monday 30 August), and although the weather is warm now, the colder...

17th August, 2021

Cllr Eric Carter, Chair of the Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Authority said: “Earlier this month I was extremely concerned to see the publications within the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) document ‘Fire and Rescue...

30th July, 2021

Work has begun on major improvements and renovation of Telford Central Fire Station at Stafford Park. The Service submitted its planning application in March 2020 and phase one of the build launched last month.

The new station is the main...

25th June, 2021
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are installing state-of-the-art CCTV systems on their appliances to increase security and provide additional video coverage at emergency incidents.

The 6-camera system provides 360 degree coverage of the...

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