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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...

14th April, 2015

Shropshire firefighters showed off their animal rescue skills live on BBC television this morning.

BBC Breakfast presenter Sian Lloyd was with the animal rescue team based at Wellington Fire Station, where the cameras were rolling today....

10th April, 2015

The man who has led Ludlow’s firefighters for the past 20 years is stepping down after a 38 year firefighting career.

John Taylor (63) is retiring as Watch Manager at Ludlow Fire Station where he has been in charge of 18 of the town’s...

24th March, 2015

An appeal has gone out for more “on call” firefighters across Shropshire but they are especially needed in both Prees and Newport. Anyone interested can turn up at the second of two recruitment events being held at Newport Fire Station, Salters...

23rd March, 2015

Fire prevention experts are urging people to encourage their friends, family and neighbours to fit smoke alarms as part of an Easter fire safety campaign.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Friends and Family Campaign begins on Good...

16th March, 2015

Fitting sprinkler systems in all new homes could save many lives each year and dramatically slash the cost of fire and water damage, according to Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service.

Speaking at the unveiling of a pilot project that will...

10th March, 2015

Chief Fire Officer, John Redmond (left) presents a cheque for £252 to Lynsey Kilvert of the Hope House Children’s Hospice. The money is part of almost £800 raised at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Festival of Carols held in December. The...

6th March, 2015

The High Sheriff of Shropshire reached new heights this week when he visited Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Shrewsbury headquarters.

During the visit on Monday High Sheriff Robert Bland and his wife, Tricia, climbed aboard an ALP, an...

6th March, 2015

 

An appeal has gone out for more “on call” firefighters across Shropshire but they are especially needed in both Prees and Newport.

Anyone interested can turn up at two recruitment events being held at Newport Fire Station, Salters...

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