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10th October, 2011

Fire safety advice will be on the shopping list for visitors to two Shropshire supermarkets in Telford and Shrewsbury all next week.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has linked up with Sainsbury’s stores in the Telford Retail Park and at...

19th September, 2011

Be vigilant – that is the message from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service after a series of possible arson attacks to gorse and grassland in south Shropshire.

Firefighters have attended nine fires around the Catherton Common area, near...

13th September, 2011

An awareness raising campaign targeting young drivers is being launched today by the Safer Roads Partnership in West Mercia. The campaign focuses on risky behaviour and the distractions that young drivers may be faced with when they are behind...

7th September, 2011

Police today issued a witness appeal following an arson attack on a Shrewsbury home which caused smoke and fire damage.

The incident happened at around 11am on Friday at a house in Whitehouse Gardens, Ditherington.

Plastic panels...

1st September, 2011

Police are appealing for information following an arson attack on an unoccupied Telford home.

The incident happened at an address in Western Rise in Ketley between 2:30pm and 3pm on Bank Holiday Monday (29 August).

An ignited piece...

8th August, 2011

Householders with chimneys must have them swept to avert a blaze, warned community fire safety officers from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Last year fires from chimneys were on the increase in Shropshire as people used unseasoned...

8th August, 2011

Police in Shrewsbury today issued a witness appeal following an arson attack in which £19,000 damage was caused to two cars in a pub car park.

The incident happened at around 10pm Sunday 7th August 2011, at the back of the...

5th August, 2011

An open day will be held on August 21 for people to view Minsterley fire station after an upgrade.

Firefighters will be on hand to show the public how they train, their equipment and give a tour through the newly refurbished station.

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3rd August, 2011

Police are investigating an arson attack on a joinery workshop near Shrewsbury which caused up to £400,000 damage.

They issued an appeal today for information following the fire at Niblett Bespoke Joinery based at Edgebold, near Hanwood...

20th July, 2011

On Thursday 14th July a Highley man was handed an intermediate sentence for public protection of which he must serve at least 577 days before even being considered for release at Shrewsbury Crown Court after admitting Arson at Highley...

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