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13th November, 2007

At 11.40am Fire Control received numerous calls to a fire at the old factory site, Ennerdale Road, Shrewsbury. Two fire appliances from Shrewsbury were initially mobilised to the incident.

On arrival the Officer in charged was confronted...

6th November, 2007

A special plaque to "a special man" was unveiled at a ceremony held at Wem Fire Station.

The plaque is dedicated to the late Sam Huxley, a saleseman at Hartshorne's Volvo dealership, who was so helpful in organising a new fire engine for...

29th October, 2007

Farming is a family tradition in Shropshire - as is firefighting.

Many of the county's retained fire crews in rural Shropshire come from farming families - some going back generations - and Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has thanked...

15th October, 2007

Press release by Safer Roads Partnership

The Safer Roads Partnership in West Mercia has launched a campaign, aimed at 17 to 24 year olds, to help reduce casualties and deaths on the region's roads.

The campaign focuses on teenagers...

10th October, 2007

Minsterley has got a brand new fire engine - and now it wants more firefighters to join up to help crew it.

An open day is being held at the fire station on October 21 from 10am to 2pm for potential recruits interested in joining up to...

9th October, 2007

Following on from the success of the Community Safety Open Day held at Ludlow Fire Station where over 400 people attended, South Shropshire Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership working in partnership with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service...

9th October, 2007

Eric Humphries, Mayor of Much Wenlock, has presented a cheque for £330 to Chief Fire Officer Alan Taylor on behalf of the the Fire Services National Beneveolent Fund.

The money was raised at the local Community Safety Open Day held at...

8th October, 2007

Donnington Partnership press release

On 4th October the Asda Donnington store was the location for part 2 of Donnington Partnership's successful Operation Clean sweep Three E campaign, which was a day of providing Education, all things to...

1st October, 2007

Is Your Child Worth £3? Wake Up Get A Smoke Alarm - this is just one of many important fire safety messages being given to schoolchildren as part of a major classroom initiative launched by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Fire crews...

1st October, 2007

Shropshire fire crews have "one of the best" search and rescue training grounds in the UK - thanks to a county firm.

Yard manager Simon Huntington piled 3,500 tons of broken concrete onto a series of re-inforced pipes placing steel girders...

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