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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 alarm...

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 fire is...

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...

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 fire is being...

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...