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24th February, 2015

The public is being invited to comment on Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority’s 2015/16 budget proposals. 

Please see the attached document for details.

23rd February, 2015

 

Women who want to be firefighters turned out for a “taster” session at a Shropshire fire station.

Attending the taster session on Saturday at Oswestry Fire Station were women aged between 23 and 47 and included mums whose children...

19th February, 2015

Shropshire’s chief fire officer is urging the public to think carefully before dialling 999 during a 24-hour strike by firefighters due to begin on Wednesday morning (Feb 25).

John Redmond says contingency plans are in place that will...

18th February, 2015

There will be some dramatic action at Shropshire Council's former offices in Bridgnorth this evening (Feb 18) when firefighters will take part in a search and rescue exercise.

The exercise scenario will begin at 7pm and will involve crews...

16th February, 2015

 

A campaign has been launched by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to help the county’s “vulnerable” people who are most at risk from fire breaking out in their homes.

A total of five Vulnerable Person’s Officers (VPO) will visit...

10th February, 2015

 

A campaign to get more women to become firefighters has been launched as three of the latest recruits get ready to join Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A primary school teaching assistant from Much Wenlock, Church Stretton...

28th January, 2015

Women’s Taster Day

Oswestry Fire Station, Saturday  21st February 2015 at 09.30 - 12.00

We are holding a taster event to encourage women to look at becoming part-time professional...

27th January, 2015

The Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Festival of Carols was held at St George’s Church, Frankwell, Shrewsbury on 11 December 2014. As usual, this was an uplifting Christmas event and was enjoyed by all who attended.

A raffle and...

26th January, 2015

 

People using portable heaters for cheaper winter heating are being urged by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to be aware of the dangers.

Many may be “playing with fire,” say Electrical Safety First after their survey revealed...

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