24th November, 2015

Wanted: “Ordinary” people to do an “extraordinary” job in Shropshire.

That is the job description for on call firefighters who respond to 999 calls in their local community.

The latest taster day when would be recruits can find out...

15th November, 2015


Advice about electrical safety and the importance of registering new electric products was given to Shrewsbury store customers by the fire prevention team of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service as part of Electrical Fire Safety Week....

12th November, 2015

Employees who have made an “outstanding” contribution to Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were recognised at the Celebration of Success event.

Group Commander Mark Donnelly said: “We want to recognise the achievements of members of the...

12th November, 2015

An admin assistant at Shrewsbury fire HQ is all “fired up” after her debut crime novel hit number one in the Amazon e-book best seller list.

Author Jenny Blackhurst’s fast paced psychological thriller...

10th November, 2015

Firefighter recruits from Romania and Slovakia have joined Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Martin Tomanek and Bogdan Ciornei are among the latest intake of 23 on call firefighters to pass out at a Celebration of Success event at...

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...

3rd November, 2015

“Survivors” of a major factory fire will be rescued from a smoke logged building as part of a major training exercise to test the reactions of Shropshire’s on call firefighters.

Four fire appliances with up to 35 firefighters from stations...

23rd October, 2015

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

21st October, 2015

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service are appealing to everyone to take great care this bonfire night. We recommend that you visit an organised display, however we have included useful guidance for people organising public displays.


15th October, 2015

Retired vicar Canon John Holden presents a cheque for £1,400 to the Church Stretton firefighters who cut him free from the mangled wreckage of his car after a head-on crash on the A49 near Dorrington earlier this year.

The 81 year-old...