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23rd March, 2018

Shropshire’s expertise for having one of the best run “on call” firefighter operations in the UK has been highlighted at a national conference.

Fire Officer, Group Manager Jon Temple and Watch Manager Tony Talbot showcased how Shropshire...

22nd March, 2018

A senior Shropshire fire officer is joining three Staffordshire firefighters to cycle 240 miles to raise money for the Fire Fighters Charity and Macmillan Cancer Support.

Group Manager Neil Griffiths will cycle from Uttoxeter to Combe...

20th March, 2018

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched an Easter fire safety campaign for friends, family and neighbours to spread the word about the importance of having smoke alarms in the home – and to ensure they work.

A series of...

20th March, 2018

 

Aerosols, toasters and even e-cigarettes are to blame for triggering false fire alarms, says Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

They are urging home and business owners to help cut down the number of needless firefighter callouts...

18th March, 2018

 

Shropshire company bosses are being urged to attend an education seminar at Telford or Shrewsbury fire stations to learn more about their legal responsibilities for fire safety at their commercial premises.

The Business Education...

12th March, 2018

 

Sprinklers save lives and businesses – that is the message from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service in a campaign during national Sprinkler Awareness Week which starts today.

A senior fire officer said he wanted to “dispel the myth...

6th March, 2018

 

Customer Services Advisor Chris Smith and Master Technician Glen Wheatley are usually the first to arrive at Wellington Fire Station to get the fire engine ready when a 999 call comes in.

Both Furrows employees, they immediately...

1st March, 2018

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service supports Wales and West Utilities initiative to enhance gas cooker safety for vulnerable householders.

Wales and West Utilities are offering to fit a free lockable safety device (locking cooker valve)...

21st February, 2018

A newly qualified Bridgnorth firefighter saved a woman’s life in a house fire on her first ever 999 call, just eight days after finishing her training.

Alice Stanley (42), who only joined Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service as an on call...

19th February, 2018

 

Shropshire Fire Officers hurtled downstream in fast flowing water on one of the coldest days of the year to experience what it was like to be rescued as part of a training course.

It was management training with a difference for...

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