What We Do

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The Fire Authority's Statement of Purpose ensures that Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service exist to:

Save and protect life, property and the environment from fire and other emergencies

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service currently:

  • provides a service to approximately 456,000 people in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin
  • maintains 3 wholetime stations and 20 retained stations, Service Headquarters in Shrewsbury and a training and development centre in Telford
  • employs approximately 610 staff
  • responds to 4,500 (circa) incidents per year
  • visited over 4,800 homes and fitted over 4,000 smoke alarms