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29th April, 2019

Be Water Aware is vital information if you don't intend to go in the water! Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council's (NFCC) Be Water Aware campaign. The week long campaign runs from 29th April - 5 May...

4th April, 2019
Gender Pay Gap Report 2019

The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 requires us as an organisation with 250 or more employees to publish annual statutory figures in relation to the gender pay gap.  We are committed to...

7th March, 2019
Serving her community as an on-call firefighter

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has a responsibility to keep our communities safe in our large and smaller market towns, and also in the rural areas of our beautiful county.

22 fire...

29th January, 2019
How do we pay for your service?

We receive around 27% of our budget from government grant and business rates, with the balance coming from council tax. Government grants have been decreasing since 2011/12, and we have reduced our budget to deal...

15th November, 2018

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to check on their older neighbours and family members this winter as part of a campaign to reduce the number of electrical fires involving elderly people.

Statistics show that the kitchen...

12th November, 2018

Householders are being strongly urged to register electrical appliances by fire safety experts.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service says people who register new and old appliances with the relevant manufacturer will greatly reduce the risk...

9th November, 2018

Shropshire firefighters have issued an invitation to members of the public to join them at the fire service’s first ever Christmas Ball next month (Dec).

“We have never held a Christmas Ball before and so we decided it would be great to...

31st October, 2018

Fire service experts are urging people to attend organised bonfire night events rather than hold their own in their garden or on waste ground.

The advice comes ahead of what is expected to be a busy weekend of bonfires and fireworks across...

30th October, 2018

Motorists are being urged to be extra vigilant following a spate of car fires in the Telford and Wellington areas.

Firefighters have been called to eight fires involving ten cars in October and investigators at Shropshire Fire & Rescue...

23rd October, 2018

What connects an ice hockey referee, a karate expert and a former motocross racer? Answer, they are all among the latest group of on-call firefighter recruits to “pass out” after successfully completing the first part of their training.

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