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6th November, 2015

A quarter of all fires in Shropshire homes last year were caused by electrical appliances, revealed Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service at the launch of Electrical Fire Safety Week.

An added danger is that most people fail to register their...

23rd October, 2015

Short video clips on making you and family safer; see our bedtime routines and making a fire escape plan clips at:

8th October, 2015

With the "university season" beginning for many, fire safety might not be too high on your list of priorities whilst you are studying and socialising; taking the time to read some fire safety tips below and they might just save your life though...

2nd October, 2015

During the last week of September each year we conduct free electric blanket testing. This year we held sessions in Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth. Councillor Jean Jones, Fire Authority member, popped in to give her support at a couple of...

13th September, 2015


The first “taster” day of 2015 to encourage more people from a wide range of cultural backgrounds to join the fire service as on call firefighters has been held in Shropshire.

An Army veteran, ex-student, office worker and...

7th September, 2015

Rock star Brian Ferry helped raise more than £200 for the Firefighters’ Charity at Wellington Fire Station’s open day.

His champagne gift to firefighters who helped save the life of son Merlin in a car crash in Shropshire last year was ...

31st August, 2015


Firefighters will be in action to showcase their skills at an open day at Wellington Fire Station on Saturday, September 5.

Highlights include a demonstration from the brigade’s animal rescue team which featured on BBC Breakfast...

27th July, 2015

A novel fire safety campaign will be launched by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service in August as it links up with the county’s mobile library.

Their fire prevention team will hop aboard the library van in August as it travels through...

16th July, 2015


A brand new car has been "destroyed" - but it’s all in a good cause to train the emergency services in Shropshire.

College students helped to strip down and rebuild the former demonstration car in their car maintenance classes....

10th July, 2015


Shropshire firefighters joined colleagues from around the world to commemorate the 30,000th sounding of the Last Post at Belgium’s Menin Gate in honour of the missing war dead in WW1.

Firefighters at Wellington and Shrewsbury fire...