29th January, 2018


School leavers are well on the career ladder almost three years after joining the first apprentice scheme at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

From fire safety inspector to Technical Support Officer, web and graphic designer to...

24th January, 2018


An elderly horse called Chance who fell into a ditch was fortunate to be rescued by firefighters from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s highly trained animal rescue team based in Wellington.

It took the strength of more than 15...

23rd January, 2018

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service presented Achievers' Awards to staff who had gone beyond the call of duty at this week's Celebration of Success ceremony held at the Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury.


23rd January, 2018


A selection of images of the latest on call firefighter recruits from across Shropshire at the event to celebrate their success in "passing out."

Ryan Talbot (Telford), Dan Cowan (Shrewsbury), Jon Hirst (Ludlow) and Nick Lewis (...

22nd January, 2018


What does a Shropshire beekeeper, rose breeder, professional golfer and survival instructor have in common ?

They are among the latest firefighter recruits to “pass out” after successfully completing the first part of their on...

17th January, 2018

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is about to launch a campaign to recruit whole-time firefighters.

The posts are all predominately full-time (known as whole-time) but the brigade says that applications for job-share in these roles will...

22nd December, 2017


The annual Christmas carols service held by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service raised more than £350 for charity.

A total of £373.70 was collected at the popular Festival of Carols held this year at Barnabas Community Church,...

14th December, 2017


Children from Bicton School Choir joined honoured guests and firefighter families to sing their hearts out at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service's Festival of Carols held at Barnabas Community Church, Shrewsbury. Funds were raised for...

12th December, 2017

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service's annual Festival of Carols will go ahead as planned tomorrow evening (Wednesday, 13 Dec) and the fire service says anyone is welcome.

The carol service at the Barnabas Community Church in Longden...

7th December, 2017


A vivid and chilling film of a Christmas tree rapidly burning with fierce flames enveloping a room in less than a minute is a stark fire safety warning, says Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

But it’s not the only danger, with...