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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...

14th February, 2018

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 grant has been decreasing since 2011/12, and we have...

2nd February, 2018

 

Animals which struggle to survive after breathing in smoke in Shropshire house fires now have a much better chance of survival after a successful campaign to stock all county fire engines with pet sized oxygen masks.

Two...

29th January, 2018

 

School leavers are well on the career ladder almost three years after joining the first apprentice scheme at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

From fire safety inspector to Technical Support Officer, web and graphic designer to...

24th January, 2018

 

An elderly horse called Chance who fell into a ditch was fortunate to be rescued by firefighters from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s highly trained animal rescue team based in Wellington.

It took the strength of more than 15...

23rd January, 2018
23rd January, 2018

 

A selection of images of the latest on call firefighter recruits from across Shropshire at the event to celebrate their success in "passing out."

Ryan Talbot (Telford), Dan Cowan (Shrewsbury), Jon Hirst (Ludlow) and Nick Lewis (...

22nd January, 2018

 

What does a Shropshire beekeeper, rose breeder, professional golfer and survival instructor have in common ?

They are among the latest firefighter recruits to “pass out” after successfully completing the first part of their on...

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