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15th September, 2014

A quarter of electric blankets were condemned as a dangerous fire safety risk in tests carried out in Shropshire last year, warned Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The brigade has again linked up with Shrewsbury’s RMW Electrical to...

11th August, 2014

The Fire Brigade’s Union will be taking a series of strikes over eight days from Saturday August 9 until Saturday August 16.

There will be two periods of strikes on each of the eight days with the first period between 12pm and 2pm and the...

16th July, 2014


A major fire safety campaign is being launched by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to reduce injuries from accidental fires that traditionally increase during the summer.

Firefighters and community fire safety officers are...

30th June, 2014

The people of Shropshire are being asked to give their views on major cost cutting plans for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service at a series of public meetings being held across the county in July.

The public can question fire chiefs and...

24th June, 2014

Children are learning about fire safety with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service during Child Safety Week.

Fire crews from across the county are educating youngsters about the dangers from fire at a series of events.

They include...

2nd June, 2014

A total of 249 people have been rescued by Shropshire firefighters over the past year, revealed the Assistant Chief Fire Officer.

They were saved from fires, cut free from crashed vehicles and rescued from floods, said Andy Johnson at a...

13th May, 2014
Arson is a crime and should be reported to the police.

At the beginning of Arson Awareness week, the Arson Prevention Forum has issued ‘Top Ten’ messages to cut down the risk of arson.

Lee Howell, Chairman of the Arson Prevention Forum...

15th April, 2014

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended several incidents in Oswestry over the weekend.

At 5.10pm Sunday 13th April 2014 a report was received of a tree stump and overgrowth on fire in Twyford Lane, Oswestry. At 5.12pm we received a...

14th April, 2014

Remind friends and family in Shrewsbury about the importance of smoke alarms in the home this Easter – that is the fire safety message being delivered by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service. Members of the Community Fire Safety team based...

14th April, 2014

Schoolchildren were bowled over in the county fire safety quiz run by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A total of 48 youngsters from 12 county schools won a meal and bowling sessions courtesy of the management at the Ten Pin bowling...