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7th February, 2014

Police today issued an appeal for witnesses after arsonists are thought to have set fire to a car and trailer outside a Market Drayton home. Tyres exploded as flames destroyed the green Peugeot 306 outside the address in Chestnut Road. It’s...

5th February, 2014

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a car fire in Dark Lane Drive, Dawley, Telford at 02.52am on 5th February.

The vehicle was totally destroyed and caused damage to the guttering and down pipe of an adjoining garage.

Two...

30th January, 2014

Firefighters in your living room - John Hammond, with thermal imaging camera, Jamie Tooth with chimney roads and John Mackenzie (right...

14th January, 2014

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended three incidents in Telford over the weekend involving vehicle fires.

At 8.15pm on Friday 10th January 2014 crews from Tweedale were called to a report of a van fire near garages off...

29th November, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out to a car fire at 3.27am on Friday 29th November in Iris Crescent, Wrockwardine Wood, Telford. The vehicle, a Suzuki Swift, was deliberately set on fire.

One crew from Telford...

28th October, 2013
Firefighter and reporter pictured in front of a fire appliance with camera man filming

Shropshire...

25th October, 2013
Friends, family, and firefighters pose with posters and smoke alarms in front of the house

Has your home got a...

19th October, 2013

As temperatures start to plunge, Shropshire householders are being urged to get their chimneys swept to avoid the high number of chimney fires recorded last winter.

Firefighters have attended an average of one chimney fire every two days...

19th October, 2013

When you change your clocks back an hour this coming Sunday (October 27) don’t forget to test your smoke alarm at the same time.

The smoke alarm tests should be carried out weekly as part of regular maintenance checks to ensure they are in...

27th September, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a report of a car fire at 10.04pm Sunday 22nd September 2013 at Rock Acres, Lilleshall near Newport. Two appliances from Newport and Wellington attended.

The fire involved a grey Audi...

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