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9th December, 2014

Shropshire’s chief fire officer is urging businesses to double check their fire safety in the run-up to Christmas.

John Redmond says Christmas can bring additional fire risks for businesses as many store large amounts of extra stock, take...

8th December, 2014

Shropshire’s chief fire officer says that emergency calls to serious fires and rescues will be answered and dealt with normally during a 24-hour strike by firefighters due to begin on Tuesday morning.

John Redmond says contingency plans...

3rd December, 2014

Principal Dr Gill Eatough invited everyone to Hadley Learning Community to be part of their multi-cultural, community Mela on Tuesday 25th November 2014 to celebrate Eid and Diwali. Shropshire Fire Rescue Service were proud to a part of the event...

28th November, 2014

About 300 first year students from Harper Adams University, Edgmond, Nr Newport, witnessed a crew from Shropshire FIre & Rescue's Newport retained station demonstrate rescue techniques to release a casualty from a scrap saloon vehicle which...

26th November, 2014

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service Fire Control received a call at 08:40 to a man and his dog trapped on a cliff face in Nesscliffe Hill Country park.

Mr Keogh from Bomere Heath returned to the park this morning after losing his dog the...

19th November, 2014

 

Shropshire firefighters are turning rags to riches for the Fire Fighters’ Charity after the successful launch of 13 recycling centres at county fire stations.

For the past six months, the Fire and Rescue Service has been working...

19th November, 2014

 

A total of 25 new firefighter recruits completed their intensive initial training courses at Telford’s firefighter training centre and had “key” qualities including the ability to keep going “when it gets tough” and the physical courage...

17th November, 2014

Firefighters who put out fires and carry out car crash rescues in Shropshire have successfully cut the number of emergencies they attend by more than a third in almost a decade, said the county’s Chief Fire Officer.

Shropshire Fire and...

11th November, 2014

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued an appeal for people to have their chimneys swept as they launch an annual chimney fire safety campaign.

There have been 39 chimney fires dealt with by Shropshire firefighters in homes across...

3rd November, 2014

 

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

Rod Hammerton, the former Assistant Chief Fire Officer...

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