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1st February, 2016

Cheque Boost for Blood Bikes

Chief Fire Officer, John Redmond, presents a cheque for £335 to the chairman of the Staffordshire and Shropshire Blood Bikes group, Chris Powdrill.

The cheque is part...

20th January, 2016

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service says shoppers who register new and old appliances with the relevant manufacturer will greatly reduce the risk of a fire in their home.

Thursday, January 21, is national “Register My Appliance Day” and...

30th December, 2015

Fire crews from Shropshire have joined Hereford and Worcester, Lancashire and Cheshire firefighters in pumping thousands of gallons of water away to protect the village of Croston, near Southport, in Lancashire. They were close to the scene where...

17th December, 2015

 

A fire crew from Wem have received an award from the Chief Fire Officer for saving an elderly man’s life on a 999 call.

They also received a big thank you from the man whose life they saved and his grateful wife who visited Wem...

11th December, 2015

 

Shropshire fire chiefs have something to sing about – and it’s all about fire safety this Christmas.

Chief Fire Officer John Redmond and Assistant Chief Fire Officer Louise McKenzie joined voices with Fire Authority member,...

7th December, 2015

Shropshire firefighters have been helping to rescue Cumbrian residents stranded in their homes from Storm Desmond.

A Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service boat crew was sent out from Shrewsbury early yesterday and was out helping people from...

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...

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