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20th August, 2007

A Shrewsbury man was rescued from the roof of his blazing property in the early hours of Monday morning after reporting his flat was on fire.

Fire Control received the call around 2.30am and three fire appliances along with an Incident...

15th August, 2007

Newport firefighters are staging a mock car crash rescue in the town in a bid to hit home to motorists the dangers on the roads.

They are holding the event after it was revealed that a serious car crash is reported each month in and around...

10th August, 2007

The latest recruits to Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were welcomed by Chief Fire Officer Alan Taylor at the first passing out parade for members of the retained service.

Family, friends and employers watched as 16 firefighters, who...

16th July, 2007

A unique conference organised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service aimed at improving the retained service by sharing best practice has been hailed an overwhelming success with the hope of more similar events to be held in the future.

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5th July, 2007

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service celebrated the 70th anniversary of the 999 emergency services with schoolchildren who took part in an interactive fire safety demonstration.

Youngsters aged from 4 to 11 at Bryn Offa Primary School in...

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...

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