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25th January, 2012

The death of a lone, elderly and vulnerable woman in a house fire was tragically predicted by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

In a report to the fire authority in December, fire chiefs forecast that the next victim of a house fire in...

17th January, 2012

Police officers are investigating following a car fire in Woodside Telford at the weekend.

The incident occurred outside an address on Wantage, Woodside Telford on Sunday 15 January and police believe the car was set alight deliberately...

10th January, 2012

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and Telford and Wrekin Council have issued a joint warning to householders to take extra care with portable heaters after a Telford family narrowly escaped a house fire which ripped through their home.

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10th January, 2012

With a couple of months worth of dark nights and mornings still ahead of us the Safer Roads Partnership are again reminding people when out walking, cycling or running near the roads to think about whether they can be seen by other road users....

3rd January, 2012

The Christmas holiday has been a busy time for staff at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Permanently on call at the county’s 23 fire stations, they have dealt with a total of 193 calls since the beginning of December, reported Deputy...

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...

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