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14th July, 2022

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is pleased to report a reduction in fires in the county for the financial year of 2021 to 2022.

The Service has assessed the incidents it attended throughout the year and found a significant decrease in a...

14th July, 2022

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been shortlisted for the Diverse Company award at the National Diversity Awards (NDA) 2022.

An astonishing 72,000 people were put forward for nominations this year, with 126 shortlisted nominees being...

1st July, 2022

Two dogs passed away following a serious house fire in Brakenfield, Telford yesterday (Thursday 30 June).

The alarm was raised at around 5.40pm by a neighbour who had seen smoke coming from the property. Appliances from Telford and...

2nd June, 2022

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s manager at Whitchurch, Simon Griffiths, has been announced as a recipient of the British Empire Medal (BEM) on the Queen’s birthday Honours List for 2022. The medal is awarded for services to Shropshire Fire...

20th May, 2022

A White Paper ‘Reforming our Fire and Rescue Services’ was presented in Parliament yesterday (Wednesday 18 May) setting out the Government’s plans to reform the Fire Service under the themes of people, professionalism and governance.  

The...

13th May, 2022

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is pledging its commitment to promoting positive mental health and wellbeing to both the communities we serve and the staff within our organisation.

Today (Monday 9 May) marks the launch of Mental Health...

3rd May, 2022

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been engaging with the Muslim community and teaching fire safety through a creative design competition for local young people. 

Our Prevention Team visited mosques in Wellington and Craven Arms where...

26th April, 2022

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chief Council’s Be Water Aware campaign which runs this week until Sunday 1 May.

The campaign is warning people of the risk of accidentally drowning when in and around...

21st April, 2022

Local home care provider, Home Instead Telford, Newport and Market Drayton has formed a potentially life-saving partnership with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to increase understanding of fire safety within the elderly population.

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7th April, 2022

 

 

From helping those involved in collisions, to assisting with flood relief and school visits, the life of on-call firefighter is varied, rewarding and challenging. Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a recruitment...

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