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3rd March, 2016

Shropshire firefighters dealt with a potential chemical alert when three drums containing a mystery liquid were reported in woodland near Oswestry.

A total of 20 firefighters from Oswestry, Prees, Tweedale and Whitchurch attended the scene...

1st March, 2016

Parents have praised a “brilliant” scheme by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to educate children about fire safety.

Carl and Kerry Steventon called in the brigade’s iLearn team to talk to their two young boys when they became curious...

18th February, 2016

 

 

Smoke alarms which work are saving lives and reducing damage in house fires in Shropshire, revealed the county’s Chief Fire Officer.

Fire safety education from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service means that more people...

12th February, 2016

Shropshire Fire and Rescue is always looking for new ways to work collaboratively with the other “blue light” services and Newport Fire Station is where the latest initiative has been unveiled.

SFRS has agreed to provide Newport’s local...

9th February, 2016

February 15th-19th is National Chip Week. With 676,000 tonnes of British potatoes made into chips every year in the UK, it is clear that we love our...

8th February, 2016

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February 8th is Chinese New Year, it is year of the Monkey. It is an important Asian festival celebrated traditionally from the eve to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first calendar month. Often, the...

1st February, 2016

Cheque Boost for Blood Bikes

Chief Fire Officer, John Redmond, presents a cheque for £335 to the chairman of the Staffordshire and Shropshire Blood Bikes group, Chris Powdrill.

The cheque is part...

20th January, 2016

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service says shoppers who register new and old appliances with the relevant manufacturer will greatly reduce the risk of a fire in their home.

Thursday, January 21, is national “Register My Appliance Day” and...

30th December, 2015

Fire crews from Shropshire have joined Hereford and Worcester, Lancashire and Cheshire firefighters in pumping thousands of gallons of water away to protect the village of Croston, near Southport, in Lancashire. They were close to the scene where...

17th December, 2015

 

A fire crew from Wem have received an award from the Chief Fire Officer for saving an elderly man’s life on a 999 call.

They also received a big thank you from the man whose life they saved and his grateful wife who visited Wem...

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