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30th January, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a garage fire at 2.54am Tuesday 29th January 2012 at the Lostboys Motorcycle Breakers in Beverley Road, Ketley.

A number of motorbikes were destroyed in the fire.

The...

29th January, 2013

Chimney fires are on the increase in Shropshire as householders continue to ignore warnings to get their chimney swept.

As temperatures plunge, more home owners turn to open fires and wood burners to stay warm - leading to 28 fires in the...

25th January, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking rural communities to be vigilant following a barn fire at Sparchley Farm, Culmington, near Ludlow. The cause of the fire has been confirmed as deliberate following the report of the fire at 8.54pm on...

18th January, 2013

A coroner who recorded a verdict of accidental death on a teenage girl who died in a camping tragedy in Shropshire told members of her family:

“It’s quite clear that you and many, many people were unaware of the risk of carbon monoxide...

17th January, 2013

Fire officers are helping to educate the Shropshire public about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning after the tragic death of 14-year-old Hannah Thomas-Jones.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is also supporting a nationwide...

14th January, 2013

A campaign to alert householders about the potential fire hazard from portable heaters wrongly used in the home has been launched in Telford by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Community fire safety officers were at the Asda supermarket...

12th December, 2012

More than half of the house fires Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are called to each year start in the kitchen, revealed the brigade’s community fire safety team.

They will be in Telford town centre on Thursday, December 13th with...

10th December, 2012

A 20ft Christmas tree arrived at a Shropshire church in time for an annual carol service with the help of firefighters.

The festive fir arrived in style at All Saints Church, Wellington, on board a reserve fire engine delivered by an off...

7th December, 2012

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have attended ten incidents in the last month in the Sutton Hill area of Telford, involving wheelie bins and commercial wheelie bins.

The majority of the incidents have been in the Skate Park and around...

27th November, 2012

Chimney fires could increase across the county if the temperature drops below freezing, warned Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters attended a total of 349 home chimney fires over the past two years –and the majority would have...

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