|05 February 2014||
Car fires in the Dawley/Malinslee area
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a car fire in Dark Lane Drive, Dawley, Telford at 02.52am on 5th February.
The vehicle was totally destroyed and caused damage to the guttering and down pipe of an adjoining garage.
Two crews from Telford Central and Tweedale attended, together with a Fire Investigation Officer.
The fire is being treated as arson and is the fourth vehicle to be set on fire in this area the Dawley/Malinslee area in a week.
|30 January 2014||
Chimney fire warning
Firefighters in your living room - John Hammond, with thermal imaging camera, Jamie Tooth with chimney roads and John Mackenzie (right) demonstrate how they tackle a chimney fire
|23 January 2014||
Minibus arson in Telford
At 22.46pm on Wednesday 22nd January 2013, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a minibus fire on the car park of Brackenfield, Brookside, Telford.
One crew from Tweedale attended and the fire was extinguished at 23.04pm.
A Fire Investigator was called out the cause is being treated as arson.
If anyone has any information about this incident they are asked to contact West Mercia Police or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
|22 January 2014||
On Holocaust Memorial Day 2014
The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) is the charity which promotes and supports Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). 27 January is the day for everyone to remember the millions of people killed in the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur. 27 January marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp.
On HMD we can honour the survivors of these regimes of hatred and challenge ourselves to use the lessons of their experience to inform our lives today.
|14 January 2014||
Three suspected arson incidents in Telford
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended three incidents in Telford over the weekend involving vehicle fires.
At 8.15pm on Friday 10th January 2014 crews from Tweedale were called to a report of a van fire near garages off Mount Pleasant Road, Madeley involving an Astra van. The cause is being treated as arson.
At 1.15am on Sunday 12th January 2014 crews from Telford Central attended a report of a camper van on fire in Furnace Lane, Trench. A car and a shed were also involved in the fire which is also being treated as arson.
|09 January 2014||
Shropshire needs them
Children from St Lawrence’s Primary School, Church Stretton, with senior fire officer Rob Corfield, head teacher Dick Langford and firefighter Wayne Castree, who is also the school caretaker
|09 January 2014||
A big thank you to the bosses
Thanks to the employers from Chief Fire Officer John Redmond: Pictured left to right, are: Clare Hammond (Edward Oliver Ltd); Mike Bugiel (Mid Counties Co-op); Anne Spandrzyk (St Lawrence’s Primary School); Anne Nutting (Bucks Head); Carol Sharpe (Longmynd Service Station); John Mackenzie (Central Garage); Sue Bartle (Spar) and Cathy Thomas (Chur
|11 December 2013||
The Fire Brigades Union will be taking strike action across all fire and rescue services in England and Wales on two days this week for a period of 4 hours on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th December between 6pm and 10pm.
The strike action has been called in support of the FBU campaign against changes to pensions proposed by the Department of Communities and Local Government.
|04 December 2013||
Business Fire Safety advice this Christmas
Cardboard boxes block any hope of a quick exit in a fire at this premises
|29 November 2013||
Arson in Wrockwardine Wood area
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out to a car fire at 3.27am on Friday 29th November in Iris Crescent, Wrockwardine Wood, Telford. The vehicle, a Suzuki Swift, was deliberately set on fire.
One crew from Telford Central dealt with the incident.
At 6.56am another call was received to a property fire in New Road, Wrockwardine Wood.
The property was empty at the time and the fire was confined to the bathroom area of the three storey property. The cause is being investigated by Scenes of Crime and Fire Investigation.