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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 10...

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...

22nd March, 2011

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking residents to be vigilant in the Hollinswood area of Telford following several rubbish fires and a wheelie bin fire.

Crews from Telford central were called out to a rubbish fire in an underpass...

16th March, 2011

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are urging people to stop and think about the consequences of gorse and grass fires following seven gorse fires in the Catherton Common and Clee Hill areas in the last two weeks.

Recent dry weather has...

11th March, 2011

Get a smoke alarm and test it weekly – that is the stark advice to Shropshire residents from county firefighters to avoid dying from toxic smoke in a house fire.

Just two to three breaths of toxic smoke and “you're unconscious,” warned...

25th February, 2011

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service firefighters were called out at 10.30pm on Wednesday 23rd February to a large quantity of pallets on fire outside a unit on Halesfield 17, Telford. As the fire is believed to have been started deliberately, we...

24th February, 2011

In six week’s time (6th April, 2011) switchover to digital television reaches north Shropshire and south Cheshire and the ‘Helping Hand’ campaign urges everyone to make sure older and disabled people in their area know about the help they can get...

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