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11th August, 2014

How to reduce the risk of fire to Shropshire business is the subject under discussion at a series of seminars organised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service for September.

Companies are being urged to send a senior representative to the...

13th May, 2014

Arson is a crime and should be reported to the police.

At the beginning of Arson Awareness week, the Arson Prevention Forum has issued ‘Top Ten’ messages to cut down the risk of arson.

Lee Howell, Chairman of the Arson Prevention...

4th December, 2013
photo of a really cluttered corridor leading to a fire exit

Cardboard boxes block any hope of a...

4th March, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a report of a jet ski and trailer on fire at 9.54pm on Sunday 3rd March 2013 at an area known as Sweet Apple Tree, Wistanswick near Market Drayton.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service...

1st February, 2013

County firms can learn from the Brazil nightclub blaze, say Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Shropshire business owners should not be complacent about the risk of fires after the death of 233 people in a blaze at the nightclub in South...

25th January, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking rural communities to be vigilant following a barn fire at Sparchley Farm, Culmington, near Ludlow. The cause of the fire has been confirmed as deliberate following the report of the fire at 8.54pm on...

24th September, 2012

Cover of a Business Fire Safety leaflet entitled - How much is your company worthCompany bosses...

11th June, 2012

A portable rescue stretcher to allow firefighters to more easily haul unconscious or injured people out of danger has been designed by a University of Derby student – with input from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The Rapid Evacuation...

21st May, 2012

Screen grab of leaflet cover featuring money on fire

A court case in which a Shropshire takeaway owner...

3rd January, 2012

The Christmas holiday has been a busy time for staff at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Permanently on call at the county’s 23 fire stations, they have dealt with a total of 193 calls since the beginning of December, reported Deputy...


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