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29th June, 2007

Retained Shropshire firefighters were called to Rotherham as part of a UK firefighting team to prevent a dam from bursting its banks and deluging three nearby villages with flood water.

Motorists should not attempt to drive through flooded...

27th June, 2007

Retained Shropshire firefighters were called to Rotherham as part of a UK firefighting team to prevent a dam from bursting its banks and deluging three nearby villages with flood water.

In a race against time, firefighters from across the...

14th June, 2007

Gardeners are being advised to recycle their garden waste in a bid to reduce the number of out of control bonfires in Shropshire.

Firefighters attended more than 200 emergency calls which turned out to be garden bonfires last year.

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11th June, 2007

More than 1,500 Shropshire school children have watched a "spine tingling" stage production which has successfully got over vital anti arson messages.

Deliberate fires increase in the county during the school holidays and with Summer fast...

8th June, 2007

Shropshire firefighters enjoy a challenge. That's why a team of eight from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are getting ready to climb Britain's three highest peaks in just 24 hours - and it's all for charity.

In total the firefighters...

6th June, 2007

Shropshire retained firefighter Trevor Williams has been given the best Father's Day present imaginable - the gift of knowing that he has helped his very ill son on the road to recovery by donating him a kidney.

The successful father to...

6th June, 2007

Sally Barnett has already "climbed a mountain" in recovering from a horseriding accident which broke her back so scaling the heights of Snowdon for real will be a walk in the park for the 35-year-old fire control operator at Shropshire Fire and...

24th May, 2007

The Sparx! Tour, Shropshire

June 4 - 8, 2007

Concord College theatre, Acton Burnell, near Shrewsbury.

Attendance is free but seat numbers are restricted so schools are being urged to book...

21st May, 2007

Shropshire firefighters are preparing to deal with any large scale disaster which may hit the county in a new initiative aimed at keeping Shropshire safe.

A plane crash, collapsed building or terrorist attack - whatever the major incident...

16th May, 2007

A chance meeting between a firefighter and a businessman on holiday in France has led to the introduction of an innovative fire safety education system for the people of Shropshire.

Telford firefighter Drew Perkins was on holiday in the...

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