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4th July, 2016

 

A second Shropshire vets practice has joined the campaign to save the lives of pets in house fires.

Leonard Brothers Veterinary Practice delivered a pet oxygen mask to Whitchurch Fire Station for firefighters to keep aboard their...

16th June, 2016

 

Three times as many people die in a fire in Romania than in the UK – a stark statistic which has led to a five year Shropshire led campaign to improve survival rates in the eastern European country.

A team of volunteers, both...

3rd June, 2016

 

Children and their families will learn all about how to stay safe with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service during Child Safety Week.

Fire crews from across the county are joining forces with health experts to educate young people...

24th May, 2016

 

A walker who fell three metres into a stream and broke part of his pelvis has thanked the emergency services who rescued him from the Long Mynd.

Retired IT manager Ian Dutton (71) was on the first day of a four day walking holiday...

3rd May, 2016

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service will now be only the second brigade in the UK to have pet oxygen masks available for any house fire attended by firefighters.

A Telford firefighter, dog charities and pet organisations have all...

15th April, 2016

 

Schoolchildren were bowled over in the county fire safety quiz run by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A total of 48 youngsters from 12 county schools won a meal and bowling sessions courtesy of the management at the Ten Pin...

22nd March, 2016

 

Remind friends and family about the importance of smoke alarms in the home – that is the fire safety message from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service this Easter.

Members of the fire prevention team have launched their annual...

21st March, 2016

 

Everyone can play their part in tackling fire crime this Arson Awareness Week, says Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and the Arson Prevention Forum. 

There have been 389 deliberate fires in Shropshire since April 1st last year...

16th March, 2016

 

More car washes are being held around Shropshire this weekend after a car cleaning spree by firefighters raised hundreds of pounds for charity.

Off duty fire crews spruced up hundreds of cars in Bridgnorth, Church Stretton and...

14th March, 2016

 

Pet lovers are being urged to take part in a charity walk in Shropshire on Sunday to raise funds to buy the first animal oxygen mask for a county fire station.

Smokey Paws, a not for profit organisation, is campaigning to ensure...

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