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23rd July, 2018

A “bigger and better” charity fun day for all the family is planned in Shrewsbury on July 29.

Organised by firefighters and police officers, the event at Shrewsbury College in London Road will be opened by the Mayor of Shrewsbury at 10am...

13th July, 2018

 

New firefighter recruits in Telford and Shrewsbury celebrated at a “passing out” ceremony after nine weeks of tough initial training with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Aged between 21 and 39, the ten men come from all walks...

9th July, 2018

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are urging farmers to take extra care on farms around harvesting time.

All farms are at risk from fire. Each year in the UK approximately 1600 farm buildings and thousands of acres of land and crops are...

2nd July, 2018

Shropshire firefighters have joined fire and rescue services from across the country to fight the “extraordinary” moorland fires in the north west as part of the UKs national resilience efforts.
 
A total of 12 wholetime and “on call...

2nd July, 2018

Following a fire at a on Thursday night (28 June), Shropshire Fire and Rescue would like to remind the public of the risk of fire from prolonged, strong sunlight entering a property.

The house in south Shropshire suffered significant...

27th June, 2018

 

Firefighters went to the rescue of a falcon trapped on a rockface in a high rise drama in Bridgnorth.

The alarm was raised by birdwatchers who had been keeping their eye on a nesting pair of protected Peregrine Falcons in rocks in...

26th June, 2018

 

A bring your dog to work day at Shrewsbury fire HQ has raised more than £100 for a national charity which supplies specially designed oxygen masks to firefighters to revive pets in house fires.

A dozen dogs turned up to their...

24th June, 2018

 

Firefighters will be in action to showcase their skills at an open day at Wellington Fire Station on Saturday, July 7.

Highlights include a demonstration from firefighters on how they rescue people trapped in a vehicle after a...

24th June, 2018

 

It’s a job that’s challenging, exciting and means you get to help the local community. That is the job description for a firefighter with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service which is looking for new recruits in Wellington.

“Being a...

21st June, 2018

Older people who live alone in rural areas of Shropshire are most at risk of having a house fire, says Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The kitchen is the room where most fires break out and smoke alarms are key to alerting householders...

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