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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...

22nd February, 2011

Shropshire firefighters are urging chip lovers to take care when deep fat frying following an incident in which a couple’s home was severely smoke damaged.

There were 41 kitchen fires involving chip pans and frying in the county in 2008/...

22nd February, 2011

A Muslim leader in Shropshire has said that all religions are warmly welcomed to attend their mosque.

Mufti Sahib, who is President of the British Sunni Ulma Council in the UK, spoke out at a children’s fire safety event held at the Regent...

21st February, 2011

Thousands of Shropshire pupils have learned potentially lifesaving information about community safety while having lots of fun in Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s annual fire safety quiz won this year by the Thomas Adams School in Wem.

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28th January, 2011

A company operating in Shropshire is falsely offering free security and fire alarm systems with an installation charge stating their smoke alarms are linked to the local fire station, revealed Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

"This is...

26th January, 2011

The public has been urged to take action to stop their household bin from going up in flames and putting their home at risk from fire in an important safety message from Shropshire firefighters.

A short film clip re-enacting the dangers...

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