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6th September, 2013

Shropshire householders are being urged to get their electric blankets tested for free by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service as part of an annual autumn fire prevention campaign.

Almost one third of electric blankets were condemned as a...

6th September, 2013
Photo showing a firefighter throwing a float and line out into a river where firefighters are treading water...
6th September, 2013

At 16.50pm on Wednesday 4th September Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service received a 999 call from a young male who said his name was Ryan and was 12 years of age reporting a property on fire in Mount Pleasant Road Shrewsbury. The call...

19th July, 2013

Every year, fire destroys thousands of acres of countryside and wildlife habitats and although some are started deliberately most of them are due to carelessness. Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are reminding everyone to take particular care...

15th July, 2013
Three men and a young girl pictured in front of a fire appliance with a Firefighters Charity banner

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12th July, 2013

After the tragic death of a young man in Bridgnorth today, we are reminded of the dangers of swimming in open water.

The UK has been fortunate enough in seeing temperatures rise to 30 degrees in the last few days. With this weather set to...

12th July, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service asks the Public to remain vigilant during the hot weather.

The recent fire at Grinshill provides an example of just how severe such fires can become in a short space of time. The pictures taken at the...

10th July, 2013

A massive summer fire safety campaign is being launched in Shropshire to reduce the number of accidental fires which traditionally increase during the school holidays.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Safety in the Home team is...

8th July, 2013

A new fire safety initiative which gives Shropshire schoolchildren the chance to collect an exclusive series of "fire cards" is being launched by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service this summer.

Depicting an exciting range of fire fighting...

22nd May, 2013

The National Trust is calling on walkers to be extra vigilant when exploring the Long Mynd after a spate of suspicious fires at the beauty spot.

Three fires last month caused damage to 12.35 acres (5 hectares) of the Shropshire Hills Area...

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