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2nd July, 2018

Following a fire at a on Thursday night (28 June), Shropshire Fire and Rescue would like to remind the public of the risk of fire from prolonged, strong sunlight entering a property.

The house in south Shropshire suffered significant...

27th June, 2018

 

Firefighters went to the rescue of a falcon trapped on a rockface in a high rise drama in Bridgnorth.

The alarm was raised by birdwatchers who had been keeping their eye on a nesting pair of protected Peregrine Falcons in rocks in...

26th June, 2018

 

A bring your dog to work day at Shrewsbury fire HQ has raised more than £100 for a national charity which supplies specially designed oxygen masks to firefighters to revive pets in house fires.

A dozen dogs turned up to their...

24th June, 2018

 

Firefighters will be in action to showcase their skills at an open day at Wellington Fire Station on Saturday, July 7.

Highlights include a demonstration from firefighters on how they rescue people trapped in a vehicle after a...

24th June, 2018

 

It’s a job that’s challenging, exciting and means you get to help the local community. That is the job description for a firefighter with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service which is looking for new recruits in Wellington.

“Being a...

21st June, 2018

Older people who live alone in rural areas of Shropshire are most at risk of having a house fire, says Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The kitchen is the room where most fires break out and smoke alarms are key to alerting householders...

13th June, 2018

 

 

A former Assistant Chief Fire Officer with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s 2018 Birthday Honours List, with the award given for humanitarian services in Eastern Europe...

13th June, 2018

 

Retired Shropshire firefighters and support staff are in Transylvania in Romania taking three more fully equipped fire engines and several tonnes of humanitarian aid as part of Shropshire charity Operation Sabre. 

The convoy,...

12th June, 2018

Bridgnorth Fire Station has received two major accolades for their fund raising efforts.

 

Watch Manager Ashley Brown has been awarded the Telent Charity Shield for his outstanding contribution to the Fire Fighters Charity while the...

12th June, 2018

A fire control operator with more than 40 years service has received the High Sheriff Good Citizen Award for his "substantial contribution" to society.

 

Paul Pryce, Watch Manager with Blue Watch, received the award from High...

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