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30th December, 2011

Arriva has been helping Shropshire firefighters get over important fire safety messages over Christmas and the New Year – on board buses in both the Shrewsbury and Oswestry areas.

The bus company has put up one of the brigade’s...

25th November, 2011

A Christmas fire safety initiative was launched in the Sainsbury’s store in Telford town centre with the help of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Staff focussed on a week of fire safety checks and training in the vital run up to...

22nd November, 2011

A Shropshire pensioner’s help to publicise a campaign by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to get every county home to have a smoke alarm is soon to spread nationwide.

Retired schoolteacher Margaret Leverett (63) urged every householder...

11th November, 2011

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and West Mercia police are concerned over the growing number of arson attacks on empty commercial buildings.

Derek Taylor the arson reduction officer said “Since 27th October 2011 there have been four...

10th November, 2011

A Shropshire pensioner has rued the day she didn’t have a smoke alarm fitted in her century old family home after it was seriously damaged by fire.

Retired schoolteacher Margaret Leverett (63) surveyed the black and smoke damaged house...

4th November, 2011

Shropshire businesses are being warned to check their fire safety after fire officers identified a “worrying trend” among some firms which are putting lives at risk.

Fast food outlets with accommodation above are especially at risk.

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3rd November, 2011

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out to 3 incidents within 45 minutes last night on the Brookside area of Telford.

The first call was at 7.35pm to a report of a wheelie bin on fire on The Skate Park in Beaconsfield. A second...

1st November, 2011

Householders who are elderly or vulnerable through ill health must be given the chance to get important and potentially lifesaving fire safety advice, warned Shropshire’s fire prevention chief.

John Das Gupta is urging family, friends and...

28th October, 2011

A fire sprinkler system saved a leading Shropshire firm from any potential production problems after fire broke out in the building.

Fire officers have praised the Telford company for its fire safety procedures in having an essential...

17th October, 2011

Don’t forget to get your chimney swept before the cold weather begins – that is the message to Shropshire householders to avert a blaze this Winter.

Shropshire firefighters attended 189 chimney fires in the county in 2010/11 and statistics...

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