|11 December 2013||
The Fire Brigades Union will be taking strike action across all fire and rescue services in England and Wales on two days this week for a period of 4 hours on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th December between 6pm and 10pm.
The strike action has been called in support of the FBU campaign against changes to pensions proposed by the Department of Communities and Local Government.
|04 December 2013||
Business Fire Safety advice this Christmas
Cardboard boxes block any hope of a quick exit in a fire at this premises
|29 November 2013||
Arson in Wrockwardine Wood area
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out to a car fire at 3.27am on Friday 29th November in Iris Crescent, Wrockwardine Wood, Telford. The vehicle, a Suzuki Swift, was deliberately set on fire.
One crew from Telford Central dealt with the incident.
At 6.56am another call was received to a property fire in New Road, Wrockwardine Wood.
The property was empty at the time and the fire was confined to the bathroom area of the three storey property. The cause is being investigated by Scenes of Crime and Fire Investigation.
|21 November 2013||
Warning to walkers
Marley, a Staffordshire Blue Terrier, after being rescued by Ludlow firefighters soon after surviving a 25ft fall into a disused storage hole on Clee Hill. Left to right: Watch Manager John Taylor, firefighters Chris Baylis, Shaun Harrison and Martin Owen with dog owner Deborah Ellsey and son Jaden (6).
|19 November 2013||
Shropshire firefighters from all walks of life
(all the recruits) Chief Fire Officer John Redmond and chairman of Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority Stuart West with the latest on-call firefighter recruits for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service at a passing out ceremony at Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury, last night. (Monday, Nov 18)
|12 November 2013||
Record £30,000 raised in Shropshire for Fire Fighters Charity
Car wash success for Shropshire firefighters, pictured left to right: Firefighters Olly Dreghorn, Dan Newton, Tony Wenger, Richard Brazier, Steve Morris and Assistant Chief Fire Officer Andy Johnson. Front: Fire Authority chairman Stuart West presents the award to Ashley Brown at Shrewsbury fire HQ
|04 November 2013||
High Sheriff in mock car rescue
Shropshire’s High Sheriff was in the driving seat to see at first hand how firefighters rescue victims of county road crashes when she was cut free from the wreckage of a car.
The Deputy Lieutenant for Shropshire, who was appointed High Sheriff in April, volunteered for “the hot seat” to highlight the importance of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service in the community and Road Safety Week later this month.
|31 October 2013||
Shropshire High Sheriff in mock car rescue
Shropshire firefighters in a mock exercise to practise their skills
|31 October 2013||
Bonfire safety appeal from County Fire Chief
Chief Fire Officer John Redmond
|30 October 2013||
A taste of firefighting – for women
Firefighter Louise Fletcher (right) with Lindsay Jones and Laura Davies (front) at the firefighter taster session for women organised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service