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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...

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...

25th April, 2018

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the Bike4Life campaign with firefighters joining the convoy of thousands of motorbikes as it weaves its way through the county on Sunday, April 22.

The annual event is the largest motorcycle...

25th April, 2018

Shropshire firefighters rescued a four-year-old boy who was accidentally locked in his home after the front door shut.

Mum Sam Caffrey, dressed in pyjamas and dressing gown, was forced to called 999 when she found she couldn’t get back...

20th March, 2018

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched an Easter fire safety campaign for friends, family and neighbours to spread the word about the importance of having smoke alarms in the home – and to ensure they work.

A series of...

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...

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