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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...

3rd February, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has donated IT equipment to YSS, a Worcester-based charity which works with thousands of people facing significant life challenges across the Midlands.

The equipment has become available as part of the...

20th January, 2020
It's important you look after yourself and others in cold weather. People's health could be at risk. The cold weather has arrived and at times like this it’s important to keep yourself, and the people around you – warm, safe and well.

Spells of...

15th January, 2020

A Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service firefighter was reunited with a Poodle last night after a Boxing Day rescue.

Known as ‘Boris’, the bouncy dog was suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation when firefighter Paul Scott of Minsterley...

6th January, 2020

With the devasting bushfires continuing to wreak havoc across Australia, we outline how you can help:

Direct to firefighting efforts The NSW Rural Fire Service has a donation page to support the firefighting efforts in New South Wales The...
18th December, 2019

Whirlpool is recalling certain models of Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines made between 2014 and 2018. 

The machines are being recalled owing to a fault with the door lock, which poses a fire risk. Owners of washing machines from...

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