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1st August, 2022

From helping those involved in collisions, to assisting with flood relief and school visits, the life of on-call firefighter is varied, rewarding and challenging. Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a recruitment campaign that gives...

29th July, 2022

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Chief Fire Officer has announced his retirement today (Friday 29 July).

Rod Hammerton has been the Chief Fire Officer for SFRS for seven years and has now confirmed he will be retiring in January 2023...

27th July, 2022

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has received good ratings across the board in the latest HMICFRS inspection.

The Service was inspected in December 2021 and the report was released today (Wednesday 27 July) stating that SFRS was rated ‘...

26th July, 2022

Last night (Monday 25 July) Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury hosted an evening of awards and celebration for the latest batch of on-call firefighter recruits to join Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Friends and family were invited along to...

20th July, 2022

On Friday 15th July, people  gathered to celebrate the life of long-serving member of our fire family, Paul Pryce, who sadly died in late June. The Service would like to honour his memory and pay tribute to a man who committed his life to helping...

15th July, 2022

On Thursday 14 July at 3:53pm we received a call from Stanwardine, Baschurch reporting a fire in the open. On arrival it was clear that a large field fire involving approximately 60 acres of straw and stubble had taken hold.

Five fire...

14th July, 2022

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is pleased to report a reduction in fires in the county for the financial year of 2021 to 2022.

The Service has assessed the incidents it attended throughout the year and found a significant decrease in a...

14th July, 2022

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been shortlisted for the Diverse Company award at the National Diversity Awards (NDA) 2022.

An astonishing 72,000 people were put forward for nominations this year, with 126 shortlisted nominees being...

1st July, 2022

Two dogs passed away following a serious house fire in Brakenfield, Telford yesterday (Thursday 30 June).

The alarm was raised at around 5.40pm by a neighbour who had seen smoke coming from the property. Appliances from Telford and...

2nd June, 2022

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s manager at Whitchurch, Simon Griffiths, has been announced as a recipient of the British Empire Medal (BEM) on the Queen’s birthday Honours List for 2022. The medal is awarded for services to Shropshire Fire...

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