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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...

31st May, 2012

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking Telford residents to be vigilant after three recent property fires where on two occasions rubbish was set on fire and a third incident where a sofa was set alight.

The first incident occurred...

30th May, 2012

The Safer Roads Partnership in West Mercia is launching a new mobile speed enforcement site on the A458 in Ford, Shropshire, following concerns raised by the local community about the speeds of drivers along the 40mph road.

The new site,...

25th May, 2012

The issues of illegal money lending and arson are being highlighted in a touring performance, heading to local schools.

The England Illegal Money Lending Team are working in partnership with Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin Trading...

3rd May, 2012

With the recent heavy rain and localised flooding, motorists across West Mercia are being warned about the dangers of attempting to drive through flood water. The Environment Agency still has a number of Flood Warnings in place covering areas...

30th April, 2012

A total of nine Shropshire schools were in the final of this year’s fire safety quiz run by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Teams of four pupils representing their school were at Telford Central Fire Station for the final after winning...

13th April, 2012

How to identify those at risk and how to prevent a fire in the home is part of a new fire safety campaign being launched by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service aimed at community group representatives.

A public meeting will be held at...

23rd March, 2012

West Mercia Police have reported that a 32-year-old Oswestry man has been arrested in connection with three arson attacks in the town that took place between 28 February and 6 March.

The man is in custody being interviewed about arson...

21st March, 2012

The Fire Kills campaign is urging people to make a potentially life-saving move when they change their clocks on Sunday 25 March - by taking a moment to test their smoke alarm too.

Love it or loathe it, the twice-yearly clock change is a...

13th March, 2012

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking everyone to take extra care in the area of Catherton Common, Clee Hill after several fires were reported in the area in the last 3 days.

At 11.42am on Friday 9th March crews from...

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