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18th February, 2015

There will be some dramatic action at Shropshire Council's former offices in Bridgnorth this evening (Feb 18) when firefighters will take part in a search and rescue exercise.

The exercise scenario will begin at 7pm and will involve crews...

16th February, 2015

 

A campaign has been launched by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to help the county’s “vulnerable” people who are most at risk from fire breaking out in their homes.

A total of five Vulnerable Person’s Officers (VPO) will visit...

10th February, 2015

 

A campaign to get more women to become firefighters has been launched as three of the latest recruits get ready to join Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A primary school teaching assistant from Much Wenlock, Church Stretton...

28th January, 2015

Women’s Taster Day

Oswestry Fire Station, Saturday  21st February 2015 at 09.30 - 12.00

We are holding a taster event to encourage women to look at becoming part-time professional...

27th January, 2015

The Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Festival of Carols was held at St George’s Church, Frankwell, Shrewsbury on 11 December 2014. As usual, this was an uplifting Christmas event and was enjoyed by all who attended.

A raffle and...

26th January, 2015

 

People using portable heaters for cheaper winter heating are being urged by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to be aware of the dangers.

Many may be “playing with fire,” say Electrical Safety First after their survey revealed...

21st January, 2015

 

The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) is the charity which promotes and supports Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). 27 January 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. 2015 will also be the 20th anniversary...

20th January, 2015

A Shropshire woman was today thanking the stroke of luck she says saved her life after fire struck at her home in High Ercall.

Lynn Wickson was asleep in bed late at night when she was suddenly woken by the sound of her smoke alarm. She...

8th January, 2015

 

A warning about the dangers of exploding e-cigarettes has been issued by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Fire chiefs have released graphic film footage of an e-cigarette being engulfed in flames after an incompatible charger...

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...

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