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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...

29th April, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have been called out to several calls recently where bonfires have got out of control.

The following advice should be taken when lighting, using and extinguishing a bonfire.

  • Before you light...
26th April, 2013

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

A total of 32 youngsters from eight county schools won a meal and bowling sessions courtesy of the management at the Ten Pin bowling...

11th April, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have attended another report of a wheelie bin fire at 8.47pm on Wednesday 10th April 2013 on Woodrows, Woodside, Telford. The wheelie bin was deliberately set on fire.

Shropshire Fire and...

4th April, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have been called out on seven occasions since the end of February to grass fires around the area of the underpass in Whitchurch Drive, Wellington.

All of the fires have been started deliberately and on...

20th March, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a report of a wheelie bin fire at 8.25pm on Tuesday 19th March 2013 in Waltondale, Woodside, Telford.

The wheelie bin was set on fire at the front of the property and caused fire and smoke damage...

15th March, 2013

Householders are putting their lives at risk by installing their own woodburners in a bid to keep rising fuel costs down, warns Community Fire Safety Manager Rabinder Dhami at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

They are also risking huge...

5th March, 2013

Test your smoke alarm this clock change weekend (31 March 2013)

A young boy explores the burnt-out shell of his former home, examines his old toys, and a clock, then asks you to make a life-saving promise this Easter - to test your smoke...

4th March, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a report of a car fire in Church Street, Hadley at 1.05am on Saturday 2nd March 2013.

One appliance from Wellington attended the fire which involved a silver Audi A4 saloon.

The...

28th February, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a report of a car fire at 11.57pm on Monday 25th February 2013 in Aintree Close, Leegomery, Telford.

The car, a Vauxhall Corsa, was completely destroyed by the fire which is being treated as...

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