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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...

26th November, 2012

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a fire at M and B Travel in Trench Road, Telford at 7.06am Sunday 25th November involving a Transit minibus and caravan.

The fire also involved a neighbouring shed containing rabbits.

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23rd November, 2012

A smoke alarm woke a couple when fire broke out in their remote Shropshire farmhouse – and saved their lives.

Householder Tracy Knowles today urged everyone to ensure they had smoke alarms installed in their homes after enduring the “...

6th November, 2012

Fire crews across Shropshire are today celebrating another successful safety campaign running up to bonfire night.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has run a campaign, with the help of both police and local authorities, to reduce the...

31st October, 2012

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a property fire in Shawfield Close, Sutton Hill, Telford at 6.49pm Tuesday 30th October 2012. Crews from Tweedale, Telford, Wellington and an Aerial Ladder Platform attended the scene which involved the...

24th October, 2012

Dear Resident,

Re: Bonfires

We appreciate that some parts of the community hold un-official communal bonfires. Whilst we do not condone these we do understand that historically these have been run in an appropriate manner and can...

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