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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...

3rd July, 2016

 

A major training exercise will be launched by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service at the weekend (July 9th) when firefighters will test their skills.

They will use part of the disused maternity unit at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital to...

26th June, 2016

 

Shropshire’s Chief Fire Officer John Redmond has announced his retirement after a distinguished 32 year career in the Fire and Rescue Service.

He has led the county brigade through some of the harshest austerity measures ever to...

16th June, 2016

 

Three times as many people die in a fire in Romania than in the UK – a stark statistic which has led to a five year Shropshire led campaign to improve survival rates in the eastern European country.

A team of volunteers, both...

3rd June, 2016

 

Children and their families will learn all about how to stay safe with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service during Child Safety Week.

Fire crews from across the county are joining forces with health experts to educate young people...

24th May, 2016

 

A walker who fell three metres into a stream and broke part of his pelvis has thanked the emergency services who rescued him from the Long Mynd.

Retired IT manager Ian Dutton (71) was on the first day of a four day walking holiday...

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