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1st September, 2015

 

A campaign to recruit more on call firefighters from under-represented groups living in the county has been launched by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A recruitment day will be held at Wellington Fire Station in Haybridge...

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...

21st August, 2015

A hate crime is an offence committed against a person or property motivated by the perpetrator's hostility and prejudice towards people because they are seen as being different. You can report hate crime or hate incidents either by directly...

20th August, 2015

Driving instructors in Shropshire are being invited to join the fire and rescue service, Safer Roads Partnership and local councils in a joint campaign aimed at cutting the number of road collisions involving young people.

The ‘Honest...

18th August, 2015

A team of specially trained Shrewsbury firefighters led the dramatic rescue of a security guard after he fell into a trench at the former Shelton Hospital site.

The security guard, in his 50s, was walking across the former hospital site in...

12th August, 2015

Firefighters wearing special gas-tight suits and using breathing apparatus “rescued” three students from Wrekin College in Wellington on Monday (Aug 10) following a gas and chemical leak.

But the dramatic “rescue” was part of a life-like...

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...

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...

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