8th April, 2020

A burning mattress and other household waste were cleared from a bonfire, lit in a housing estate’s open area midday in one incident while a second quickly grew out of control when a small garden fire took hold of ivy growing on a nearby shed and...

7th April, 2020

The service has almost 30 trained Trauma Risk Incident Management (TRIM) practitioners that are available to support frontline staff such as NHS or care home workers and mental health teams who may be going through distressing events as a result...

31st March, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to stay safe and be vigilant when outdoors during the COVID-19 lockdown - and to try and avoid having bonfires.

The message comes as the combination of dry and warm weather over the...

27th March, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue (SFRS) has taken stringent measures to ensure public safety and support for the Government during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Community group meetings at fire stations have been stopped and are being...

16th March, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) submitted its planning application for the new Telford Central Fire Station this month. (March)

The final design is based upon the most popular concept chosen by Shropshire residents with some...

9th March, 2020
Smokers urged to ‘put it out, right out’ on No Smoking Day 11 March

Smokers are being reminded today that careless disposal of cigarettes is the single biggest killer in house fires. In the year ending June 2019, 215 people lost their lives due...

6th March, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a rare incident today when a public bus caught fire on Holly Road, Little Dawley, this afternoon.

The Arriva bus, carrying three people at the time, was evacuated by the driver when a passenger...

25th February, 2020

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people when cleaning up after a flood, to ensure good ventilation if using portable petrol pumps to dry out rooms. 

The exhaust fumes from such generators can...

24th February, 2020

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21st February, 2020

As the weekend approaches and flood water still poses considerable dangers across the county, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people to continue to be vigilant and remain safe.

Whether there are swollen rivers or general...