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27th September, 2019

 

Freshers gathered to watch as the skilled fire and rescue crew cut off the roof of a car to free a ‘victim’ from the wreckage, copying what happens regularly on Shropshire roads.

The event aims to highlight the risk of serious...

29th April, 2019

Be Water Aware is vital information if you don't intend to go in the water! Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council's (NFCC) Be Water Aware campaign. The week long campaign runs from 29th April - 5 May...

12th November, 2018

Householders are being strongly urged to register electrical appliances by fire safety experts.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service says people who register new and old appliances with the relevant manufacturer will greatly reduce the risk...

27th July, 2018

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued safety advice for a summer of fun and to prevent the annual increase in fires during school holidays.

To keep safe especially during this season’s heatwave, prevention staff have given...

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...

2nd July, 2018

Following a fire at a on Thursday night (28 June), Shropshire Fire and Rescue would like to remind the public of the risk of fire from prolonged, strong sunlight entering a property.

The house in south Shropshire suffered significant...

24th June, 2018

 

Firefighters will be in action to showcase their skills at an open day at Wellington Fire Station on Saturday, July 7.

Highlights include a demonstration from firefighters on how they rescue people trapped in a vehicle after a...

24th June, 2018

 

It’s a job that’s challenging, exciting and means you get to help the local community. That is the job description for a firefighter with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service which is looking for new recruits in Wellington.

“Being a...

12th June, 2018

Bridgnorth Fire Station has received two major accolades for their fund raising efforts.

 

Watch Manager Ashley Brown has been awarded the Telent Charity Shield for his outstanding contribution to the Fire Fighters Charity while the...

8th May, 2018

 

Fire and Police are “working better together” to rescue vulnerable people who threaten to jump from bridges or high buildings in a training initiative launched by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters skilled in rope...

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