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7th September, 2020
Businesses Urged Not to Overlook Fire Safety During COVID-19 Outbreak

As part of Business Safety Week, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is urging people who have made changes to business premises to comply with COVID-19 measures, to...

27th August, 2020

Good communication skills together with personal skills such as courage, reliability, determination, common sense, commitment, enthusiasm and the ability to work within a team are useful skills to have.

To be an on-call firefighter...

28th July, 2020
Chief Fire Officer Rod Hammerton, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service 

We acknowledge there has been some criticism of the way the Service has organised its upcoming taster days.

The criticism has largely focussed on our decision to hold...

16th July, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has announced it will be recruiting wholetime fire fighters this Autumn

In advance of the application phase, several specialist taster days are being held throughout July and August, aimed at encouraging people...

3rd July, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) will launch a consultation on its Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) on Monday, July 6. 

This plan sets out changes the Service will make over the next four years under its key responsibilities...

23rd June, 2020

 

Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority has welcomed Home Office plans to delay a transfer of governance to the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) until at least May 2021.

The PCC has been asked to wait until after the PCC elections...

11th June, 2020

Chair and Members of Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority, welcomed Lord Stephen Greenhalgh to Fire Service after his recent appointment as joint Minister of State with responsibility for fire in the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local...

1st June, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a large fire at an industrial estate in Telford, Shropshire yesterday evening. 

The blaze broke out at Halesfield 23 on Sunday, May 31 at 22.43 where a large number of pallets caught fire and...

29th May, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has joined fire fighters in South Yorkshire to help tackle a devastating moorland fire using specialist equipment

On-call firefighters from Market Drayton and Whitchurch crews along with an incident...

15th May, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) National Sprinkler Week campaign.

The campaign runs from Monday18th to 24th May and raises awareness of the benefits of sprinkler systems for keeping...

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