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5th November, 2019

From an ex stunt man to people looking to start a new chapter in their lives, the latest on-call recruits are about to start at various stations across the county this week.

Chief Fire Officer Rod Hammerton said: “It's a privilege for me...

28th October, 2019

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service experienced one of its busiest weekends as heavy rain brought flooding to several areas of the County seeing 220 emergency calls being received in 48 hours.  

The sheer volume and variety of incidents the...

23rd October, 2019

 

 

Crews were called to two blazing vehicles, approximately 10m apart in a Brindleyford car park at 00:55am.

Shortly after, crews received a second call at 00:57, where a further three vehicles were reported on Brackenfield...

17th October, 2019

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Prevention Manager, Rabinder Dhami said: “Fireworks can be great fun for families, not just around Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes Night, but also Diwali, New Year’s Eve and Chinese New Year and it is...

16th October, 2019

The service was recently recommended as a model employer in terms of the mandatory training it’s commissioned for its managers.

As a result, Assistant Chief Fire Officer David Myers was part of a discussion panel at the Houses of...

10th October, 2019

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service along with RAF Cosford personnel and emergency services staff are currently taking part in a training exercise at the iconic Ironbridge power station site.

The exercise is based on the scenario of a fast...

9th October, 2019

The proposed new formal relationship between Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) and Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) means that each service remains separate to maintain local priorities but will work together to...

7th October, 2019

The operation is being headed up by personnel from Royal Air Force Cosford and residents of Ironbridge are advised not to be concerned if they see large numbers of emergency vehicles and personnel taking part in the exercise around the power...

27th September, 2019

 

Freshers gathered to watch as the skilled fire and rescue crew cut off the roof of a car to free a ‘victim’ from the wreckage, copying what happens regularly on Shropshire roads.

The event aims to highlight the risk of serious...

26th September, 2019

Ironbridge was at the centre of a training exercise for the emergency services today which saw crews from Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service along with West Midlands’ Ambulance and its Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) working together.  ...

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