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12th January, 2021
An off-duty firefighter’s actions meant two canoeists were ‘lucky to escape with their lives’ after capsizing on the River Severn. Firefighter Andrew Reeves from Much Wenlock on-call station and his wife Emily, spotted two shapes in the River Severn...
4th January, 2021

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s (SFRS), Deputy Chief Fire Officer, has now retired after a total of 22 years’ service.

David Myers has been instrumental in helping transform the organisation into a sustainable service, fit for the...

9th December, 2020
Young adult, survives near-fatal injuries after accident on *one of the most dangerous roads in the UK. 22-year-old male driver allegedly lost control of vehicle due to mud on the A53 between Loggerheads and Market Drayton The driver faced 14...
9th December, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service making Shropshire safer over Christmas with social media campaign

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are set to launch a 12 Days of Christmas social media campaign raising awareness of risks during the...

9th December, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has scooped another award after a thorough evaluation at the 2020 Dyslexia Awards, held virtually on Friday, 27 November. The Service won the the ‘Supportive Employer’ title for the second time - previously awarded...
8th December, 2020
To highlight the dangers of winter driving, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is hosting a live Facebook casualty rescue known as an ‘extrication’. Almost a third of all collisions in Shropshire (in 2019) ended in death or serious injury Long-term...
24th November, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging people to follow a 16-day campaign, starting from White Ribbon Day on Wednesday, November 25, to educate themselves about domestic violence. Some 25 per cent of women and 16 per cent of men are...
19th November, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has pledged its support for Electrical Fire Safety Week - Monday, 23 to Sunday, 29 November 2020.

The week will see organisations from across the UK, work together to encourage consumers to purchase and...

16th November, 2020
New Assistant Chief Fire Officers appointed to Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Authority, the body responsible for overseeing the work of the fire and rescue service, has announced the appointment of two,...
12th November, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to ‘think twice’ about hosting Diwali or ‘Festival of Light’ firework displays ahead of this weekend’s celebrations.   Jon Temple, Head of Protection and Prevention - the teams that support...

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