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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.

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...

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...