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15th July, 2013

Shrewsbury restaurant owner John Mustafa makes a charity donation to Watch Manager Mel Kapitanec, firefighter Keith Woodville and daughter Amelia after the fire station's annual open day

Shropshire firefighters showcased their skills to...

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...

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 the...
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 Rescue Service...

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...

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