Fire safety advice

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Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to "Putting Shropshire's Safety First". This section gives home fire safety information and advice that can help you and your family stay safe.


Many fires that occur each year could be avoided by some simple precautionary measures. A bedtime rountine, to reduce risks at night is also important, watch the video below for tips.

Fire Door Safety

Fire Doors help prevent the spread of fire and play a crucial role in fire safety. Read this helpful myth-busting document highlighting the rules and regulations you need to know. Each year we highlight Fire Door Safety week, and more information around this campaign can be found here

Holiday Let and Paying Guests Guidance

Renting out your property as a holiday let? Read the guidance about which fire safety policies you need to adhere to here

More Information

For more information on keeping safe from fire, take a look at our safety booklet.

The prevention team carry out safe and well visits, talks/presentations and work closely with fire-fighters that also carry out safe and well visits.  The team are responsible for running campaigns throughout the year and working closely with agencies (for example housing associations, memory service and British Red Cross). You can request a Safe and Well visit by contacting us on 01743 260200.

The Prevention team comprises of:

James Bainbridge- Station Manager Prevention

Rabinder Dhami – Prevention Manager

Charlie Cartwright – Youth Officer

Laura Kavanagh-Jones – North and North-West Shropshire Vulnerable Person's Officer

Delyth Kelly– South & South West Shropshire Vulnerable Person's Officer

Alison Teece – Telford & Wrekin Vulnerable Person’s Officer

Rebecca Warwick – Shrewsbury Vulnerable Person’s Officer

Muhammad Younis – Bi-lingual Community Advocate

Derek Taylor – Fire Crime Officer

 Community Fire Safety Apprentice