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3rd June, 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...

3rd June, 2011

Thousands of schoolchildren in Telford & Wrekin have learned essential safety messages – and enjoyed lots of fun – at the annual Crucial Crew events, say organisers.

The event, sponsored by E.ON, has attracted 25,000 11-year-olds who...

3rd June, 2011

The Safer Roads Partnership and West Mercia Police are today warning people of the dangers of driving under the influence of drink or drugs during this summer.

With the summer months and warmer weather approaching drink and drug drive...

27th May, 2011

The dramatic story of how Shropshire firefighters ran into a burning home to rescue a young woman trapped upstairs will be re-told on TV’s popular BBC Real Rescues programme.

Laura Smith (20) would not have survived if it was not for the...

23rd May, 2011

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended an arson attack at 3:51am on Monday 23rd May at Briery Lane, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury.

It is believed flammable material had been pushed though the letter box of a property, igniting the...

23rd May, 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...

10th May, 2011

Residents of a Telford estate are being urged to attend a safety roadshow run by the emergency services and The Wrekin Housing Trust on Thursday.

Fire safety, anti-social behaviour and benefits system changes will be outlined to visitors...

6th May, 2011

Police are investigating a deliberate attempt to set an Oswestry home on fire while four people were inside.

A senior detective appealed for information to help identify the arsonists following the incident at a house in Maple Court...

11th April, 2011

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking residents to be vigilant in the Sutton Hill area of Telford following several fires involving wheelie bins, recycling bins and bushes.

The first incident was reported at 9:46pm on Sunday 10th...

8th April, 2011

A driver training scheme aimed at saving the lives of young Shropshire drivers is being re-launched by county firefighters.

Advanced driver training techniques aim to equip young motorists with the skills to avoid a crash and stay safe on...

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