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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...

27th April, 2018

 

Changes will be made to make buildings safer in Shropshire following the Grenfell tower block tragedy, say senior officers from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service

Fire officers are expected to be given more powers to question new...

18th March, 2018

 

Shropshire company bosses are being urged to attend an education seminar at Telford or Shrewsbury fire stations to learn more about their legal responsibilities for fire safety at their commercial premises.

The Business Education...

12th March, 2018

 

Sprinklers save lives and businesses – that is the message from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service in a campaign during national Sprinkler Awareness Week which starts today.

A senior fire officer said he wanted to “dispel the myth...

21st March, 2017

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is appealing for the public’s help to join the fight against criminals who deliberately set fires in the county as part of Arson Awareness Week.

“Fire crime” can have devastating effects with...

8th September, 2016

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have attended 10 incidents across the county in the last 10 days involving bales of straw on fire.

Some of the incidents involve large quantities of hay, with 450 bales of straw on fire at Crudgington (...

5th September, 2016

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are proud to support Business Safety Week which runs from the 5th until the 11th September, 2016.

The key objective of the week is to highlight the help and support available to businesses from...

30th August, 2016

 

Shropshire company bosses are being urged to attend an education seminar at their local fire station to get important information about their legal obligations for fire safety at business premises.

The two hour seminars are being...

11th December, 2015

 

Shropshire fire chiefs have something to sing about – and it’s all about fire safety this Christmas.

Chief Fire Officer John Redmond and Assistant Chief Fire Officer Louise McKenzie joined voices with Fire Authority member,...

15th November, 2015

 

Advice about electrical safety and the importance of registering new electric products was given to Shrewsbury store customers by the fire prevention team of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service as part of Electrical Fire Safety Week....

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