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16th November, 2020
New Assistant Chief Fire Officers appointed to Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Authority, the body responsible for overseeing the work of the fire and rescue service, has announced the appointment of two,...
12th November, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to ‘think twice’ about hosting Diwali or ‘Festival of Light’ firework displays ahead of this weekend’s celebrations.   Jon Temple, Head of Protection and Prevention - the teams that support...
11th November, 2020
This Remembrance Sunday, (Sunday 8 November) representatives from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, took part in the Civilian Services Contingent (CSC) parade during the national memorial service at The Cenotaph in London.  Normally 180 volunteers...
30th October, 2020

There are some simple safety tips you can follow to make sure your Halloween weekend is an enjoyable one.

Fire safety tips Plastic capes and bin liners are often used as costumes - keep them away from candles or other naked flames Use battery...
29th October, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applicants for vacancies expected to arise over the next 12 months from Monday, November 9 at 10am.

Ahead of applications opening, a social media campaign - starting on Monday, 2 November - will...

22nd October, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to ‘think twice’ about hosting DIY bonfire and Diwali displays in the coming weeks and adhering to new lockdown restrictions, confirmed by the government today. Jon Temple, Head of Protection and...
9th October, 2020

INCIDENT

At 17:36 yesterday evening (Thursday, 8 October) Shrewsbury’s wholetime and on-call crews were called to an incident involving a large workshop-type garage just outside the centre of Shrewsbury. 

The fire was immediately...

28th September, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has overcome challenging COVID-19 regulations and announced the latest round of dates for its firefighter taster sessions next month.

Rigorous safety measures have been put in place allowing the sessions to...

25th September, 2020
Home Safety Week will run from 28th September to 4th October 2020 and the NFCC are encouraging people to be alert to alarms for a safer home.

The week encourages people to assess the needs of their homes and ensure they have adequate alarms for...

17th September, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been tackling a large-scale fire at a landfill site in Telford since around 5am this morning. The call was received at 4.44am (Thursday, 17 September) for an incident at the Granville Recycling Plant, Grange...

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