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1st September, 2006

12 months ago a firefighter thought what a great idea it would be to cycle from Land's End to John O'Groats ... and so begins the story..

Following weeks of organization, meetings and training sessions, a group of ten firefighters from...

16th August, 2006

Posters warning people not to jump into the river to cool off this summer are being put up across Bridgnorth district as part of the next phase of an unusual campaign.

The Don't Drink and Drown initiative to call time on people risking...

21st July, 2006

Three off duty firefighters on their way to a stag night in Blackpool have been praised for putting into action their "lifesaving" skills after a high speed car crash on a busy Shropshire road left three people trapped and seriously injured....

18th July, 2006

A fire officer has urged the Shropshire public to take extra care during the Summer heatwave in the wake of 100 outdoor fires in the past week.

Firefighters have attended callouts to fires raging in gorse, heather, hedges, woodland, bushes...

17th July, 2006

Fire Crews from across Shropshire battled a blaze in Shrewsbury which ripped through a timberyard and destroyed offices close to a local pub.

The fire started just before 2pm on Saturday at the Timberline site, Coleham Head and drinkers...

12th July, 2006

Shropshire's Chief Fire Officer today praised a successful drama production with "vital" anti arson messages for schoolchildren.

The cast of Sparx!, which put on the production at Oakengates Theatre...

9th July, 2006

Two fire crews from Telford and Wellington were alerted to a fire in a factory unit on Hortonwood 60 Telford just before 11pm last night.

On arrival the Officer in charge was faced with a severe fire in one section of the factory with...

6th July, 2006

Senior fire officers are staging a major public exhibition on car crashes aimed at educating Shropshire motorists in the wake of a dozen drivers being cut free from the wreckage of their vehicles in and around the roads of Market Drayton.

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30th June, 2006

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has become an affiliate member of the Association of Building Engineers, the professional organisation which specialises in buildings technology.

Shrewsbury Station Officer Brian Downes said: "They...

27th June, 2006

A hard hitting fire safety message about the importance of smoke alarms in the home is being delivered to Shropshire shoppers emblazoned across a huge billboard at a busy retail park.

Every minute scores of drivers see the eye-catching...

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