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15th May, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) National Sprinkler Week campaign.

The campaign runs from Monday18th to 24th May and raises awareness of the benefits of sprinkler systems for keeping...

29th April, 2020

A Certificate of Excellence has been awarded to Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) for its ‘significant innovations’ in transforming public services.  

Presented to SFRS by iESE, the public sector’s transformation partner, the award...

15th April, 2020

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is taking part in the National Fire Chiefs Council’s  (NFCC) "Ready Willing and Able" campaign which launches today (April 15 l) which will show how fire and rescue services in the UK are going the extra...

9th March, 2020
Smokers urged to ‘put it out, right out’ on No Smoking Day 11 March

Smokers are being reminded today that careless disposal of cigarettes is the single biggest killer in house fires. In the year ending June 2019, 215 people lost their lives due...

24th February, 2020

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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...