27th March, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue (SFRS) has taken stringent measures to ensure public safety and support for the Government during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Community group meetings at fire stations have been stopped and are being...

16th March, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) submitted its planning application for the new Telford Central Fire Station this month. (March)

The final design is based upon the most popular concept chosen by Shropshire residents with some...

9th March, 2020
Smokers urged to ‘put it out, right out’ on No Smoking Day 11 March

Smokers are being reminded today that careless disposal of cigarettes is the single biggest killer in house fires. In the year ending June 2019, 215 people lost their lives due...

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...