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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...

1st June, 2015

High powered motorcycles used by the Staffordshire and Shropshire “Blood Bike” charity have found a new home at fire stations in Shrewsbury and Wellington.

Shopshire Fire and Rescue Service is providing the Blood Bikes organization with...

19th May, 2015

 

Firefighters and civilians alike who put their lives at risk to save others were praised for their selfless acts at an awards ceremony held in Shropshire.

Three binmen who rescued an elderly couple from a burning car were ...

13th May, 2015

 

The longest serving current firefighter in the UK is to retire from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service after a record 48 year career.

Roger Smith (70), a former mayor of Market Drayton, has been fighting fires since 1967 and “...

3rd May, 2015

 

The number of women firefighters joining Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is “slowly growing” with successful taster sessions being held across the county.

Over the Bank Holiday weekend, six women toured Craven Arms Fire Station...

30th April, 2015

 

A company which has actively backed Shropshire’s on call firefighters for the past 25 years has been praised for its support.

Chief Fire Officer John Redmond said Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service relied on businesses such as...

23rd April, 2015

An ongoing campaign to encourage more Shropshire women to become part time professional firefighters launches again on Saturday, May 2, with a taster day at Craven Arms fire station.

A similar session held at Craven Arms last year resulted...

15th April, 2015

Firefighters say people should always call the fire and rescue service if there is a strong smell of burning which is unaccounted for.

John Davies, Watch Manager at Oswestry Fire Station, gave the warning after smouldering electrical wires...

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