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18th August, 2016

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking members of the public to take care during the current warm weather as every year countless acres of countryside and wildlife habitats are destroyed by fire.

The Met Office has given Shropshire...

12th August, 2016

The dramatic rescue of a person trapped in a car following a crash will take centre stage at Telford Fire Station’s Open Day, Stafford Park, on Saturday 20th August 2016 from 11am – 4pm. 

In addition to this there will be plenty of fun and...

8th August, 2016

Shrewsbury Fire Station’s open day was one of “the best ever” with an entertaining line-up of eye catching activities for all the family.

Hundreds of visitors to Shrewsbury Fire HQ watched the speed in which a chip pan was engulfed in...

26th July, 2016

 

 

The new Chief Fire Officer of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been appointed by Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Authority.

Rod Hammerton, the former Deputy Chief Fire Officer, steps up to replace John Redmond...

25th July, 2016

 

A Shropshire firefighter has been praised for the key role he played as part of the UK’s national resilience force battling the worst floods to hit the country for years.

Mac Harris, a firefighter for 28 years, was a top advisor...

21st July, 2016

 

 

A total of 13 people interested in a career as a Shropshire firefighter attended a “taster” session at Prees Fire Station.

Four women turned up to the event organised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service which wants more...

12th July, 2016

 

A major fire and rescue training exercise took place at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital when firefighters tested their skills in part of the former maternity building.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service used sections of the building...

6th July, 2016

 

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...

4th July, 2016

 

A second Shropshire vets practice has joined the campaign to save the lives of pets in house fires.

Leonard Brothers Veterinary Practice delivered a pet oxygen mask to Whitchurch Fire Station for firefighters to keep aboard their...

4th July, 2016

Last month, the Home Secretary set out her vision for the fire and rescue service in England. One element is to bring greater transparency to the fire and rescue sector by publishing more service information to the public online, just as the Home...

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