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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 Albion Vaults...

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 Rugby Club...

15th July, 2011

Derek Taylor and Kate Hancocks from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Risk Reduction Team have taken part in “Prison! Me! No-Way!” workshops at Marches School and Technology College, Oswestry on 21st June 2001 and Wrockwardine Wood Arts College...

5th July, 2011

Teach children about fire safety – that is the vital message from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Children and young people need to know exactly what to do if fire breaks out in their home, said Community Fire Safety officer Charlie...

4th July, 2011

Police who investigated a spate of fires on a Shrewsbury housing estate, today welcomed the prison sentence given to a 19-year-old arsonist.

Matthew Robin Gill was jailed for four years at Stafford Crown Court after admitting arson with...

16th June, 2011

Police in Shrewsbury are investigating three hedge fires they believe were deliberately started in a residential part of the town early today.

They were notified by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service who dealt with fires in Woodfield...

15th June, 2011

Shropshire children who look after members of their family learned all about fire safety and first aid at an event organised by the British Red Cross with the help of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A total of 31 youngsters aged from...

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