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4th November, 2011

Shropshire businesses are being warned to check their fire safety after fire officers identified a “worrying trend” among some firms which are putting lives at risk.

Fast food outlets with accommodation above are especially at risk.

12th August, 2011

Shrewsbury and north Shropshire farmers are urged to be aware of fire risks at harvest time and also take steps to help prevent arson. Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and the NFU have issued advice to farmers and growers to avoid costly farm...

3rd August, 2011

Police are investigating an arson attack on a joinery workshop near Shrewsbury which caused up to £400,000 damage.

They issued an appeal today for information following the fire at Niblett Bespoke Joinery based at Edgebold, near Hanwood...

6th May, 2011

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

A series of two hour workshops are being held...

25th February, 2011

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service firefighters were called out at 10.30pm on Wednesday 23rd February to a large quantity of pallets on fire outside a unit on Halesfield 17, Telford. As the fire is believed to have been started deliberately, we...

6th December, 2010

Christmas is coming. Thieves will be looking to businesses to provide them with extra Christmas presents. Please deny them this opportunity at your business.

Use this document as a checklist.

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21st September, 2010

Magistrates have ordered a Shropshire hotel manager to pay fines and costs totaling £5,355 in a landmark court case brought after the fire alarm failed to go off in the premises.

Nine residents were staying at the Plume of Feathers at...

14th July, 2010

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a fire at an industrial unit on Halefield 19 at 5.25pm on Sunday 11 July. A large amount of wooden pallets bins and containers were alight outside the factory causing a propane cylinder to explode in...

14th May, 2010

On 7 May 2010 Mr Momen Chowdhury, former owner of the business known as The Curry House Mardol Shrewsbury, pleaded guilty at Shrewsbury Magistrates Court to seven offences under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

Mr Mark...

4th February, 2010

Following the introduction of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, Inspecting Officers from the Business Fire Safety Department of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have worked closely with Shropshire Council to raise awareness of...


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