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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...

27th July, 2015

Great sights, sounds and tastes and lots of sunshine helped make the Cultural Diversity Day celebrations in The Square, Shrewsbury on Saturday a big success. It kicked off with Cllr Miles Kennedy, Mayor of Shrewsbury opening the event followed by...

23rd July, 2015

The horrors of a gas explosion, how a car rescue is made and a cave rescue team in action are among the highlights of an open day at Telford Fire Station on Saturday, August 8.

A team from the Midlands Cave Rescue will use the 100ft high...

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...

7th July, 2015

 

It was a first day at the office with a difference for high flying apprentices at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service who were welcomed with a lunchtime ride aboard an aerial ladder platform.

Deryn Smith (19), from Oswestry and Dan...

3rd July, 2015

Private landlords will have to fit working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their properties following a change in the law due to be introduced in October.

The new regulations will require landlords to install smoke alarms on every...

18th June, 2015

Shropshire firefighters carried out an exercise last night to practice their firefighting skills attending a rural farmhouse "fire".

Firefighters from Craven Arms Fire Station were called out to the scene at an empty cottage at Corfton...

12th June, 2015

 

A  Shropshire farmhouse has been “donated” for a day to firefighters so they can practise their firefighting skills.

The empty cottage under renovation at Corfton Farm in Corvedale Road will be pumped full of white cosmetic smoke...

1st June, 2015

Fire safety experts are warning people to allow tumbled dried laundry to cool before its put away following a series of fires.

Experts suspect that a number of recent and puzzling fires in different parts of the UK, including one at a...

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