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12th October, 2017

 

Shropshire firefighters are among an 18 strong group of volunteers who set off this week on a 14th humanitarian aid mission to Transylvania after a traditional blessing from Shrewsbury Cathedral’s Very Reverend Canon Jonathan Mitchell in...

6th October, 2017

 

Shropshire firefighters are ready for any emergency and in Market Drayton they have been fine tuning their skills to deal with a chemical spillage.

The on call fire crew arrived at their fire station for their weekly drill night...

2nd October, 2017

Hundreds of students watched firefighters free a car crash “victim” from the wreckage of a car last night (Thursday, Sept 28) in a dramatic road safety education event.

The demonstration in front of students aged 18 to 25 was staged at...

26th September, 2017

On Monday (Sept 25) we hosted Brigadier Afzal Malik (Principal of the Army Public School and College in Rawalpindi, Pakistan) and his daughter Erum Afzal, a lecturer at Rawalpindi City College.

Father and daughter came to the UK to visit...

22nd September, 2017

Senior representatives from Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, West Midlands Ambulance Service and West Mercia Police came together this week (21 September) to publically pledge their...

17th September, 2017

More women from across Shropshire want to become firefighters after attending the latest taster session at a county fire station.

A total of ten toured Market Drayton fire station on Saturday to hear about how firefighting is a career...

11th September, 2017

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents in Shropshire to protect themselves against “the deadly threat” of carbon monoxide poisoning and ensure they have a CO alarm in the home as part of Gas Safety Week 2017 from Sept 18...

8th September, 2017

 

Electric blankets can be a serious fire safety risk, warn Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, which is offering free checks at some of their county fire stations in September.

A quarter of electric blankets are condemned as...

7th September, 2017

 

More women are wanted as “on call” county firefighters in a continuing campaign being run by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

With just six per cent of female firefighters, the service wants to encourage more women to join with...

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