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28th June, 2012

This morning Fire Control for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service received a large volume of emergency calls to flooding across the South of Shropshire.

We responded by rapidly mobilizing specially trained crews to the area to support...

28th June, 2012

With the recent heavy rain and localised flooding, motorists across Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Shropshire are being urged to take care and exercise caution. Localised flooding has occurred which is affecting normal driving routes across...

28th June, 2012

Due to heavy rain in the Bridgnorth area a number of properties and roads have been affected by localised flooding.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service resources have been deployed into the Bridgnorth area – these currently include both...

27th June, 2012

At 2:34am on the 27th June 2012 Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were mobilised to a person reported property fire at Newstart supported housing scheme, 18 – 24 Revlow Court, Brunel Road, Telford TF4 2DS.

Three fire...

25th June, 2012

Police are appealing for witnesses after a community building in Newport was set alight, causing extensive damage.

The Parish Rooms in New Street was discovered on fire at around 2.30am on Sunday (24 June) by a security guard working in...

21st June, 2012

A pilot partnership project between Shropshire Council and Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service aims to improve the safety of council tenants by carrying out home visits for the over 75's in the Bridgnorth area.

The project is the first of...

21st June, 2012

Firefighters were in towns across the county this week as part of a campaign by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to support Child safety week.

The brigade’s Outreach Vehicle was in Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Telford to give safety advice...

18th June, 2012

A quick thinking Telford schoolgirl has received a bravery award from senior fire officers for her actions in helping to evacuate her home in a house fire - and potentially saving lives.

Emma Whitehouse (8) remembered the fire safety...

12th June, 2012

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting Child Safety Week from June 18 to 24.

The brigade’s education Outreach vehicle will be at Meole Brace in Shrewsbury on June 19 and at the Asda supermarket in Donnington, Telford, on June 20...

11th June, 2012

A portable rescue stretcher to allow firefighters to more easily haul unconscious or injured people out of danger has been designed by a University of Derby student – with input from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The Rapid Evacuation...

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