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8th May, 2017

Shropshire firefighters put up a ladder at the peak of the highest mountain in Wales today as part of a marathon charity event.

A nine strong crew from Shrewsbury Fire Station scaled the heights of Snowdon today(May 8th) setting off from...

5th May, 2017

Shropshire firefighters paraded in front of their fire stations to mark the first annual Firefighters Memorial Day to remember the bravery and sacrifice of firefighters who died in the line of duty.

With flags at half mast, firefighters...

4th May, 2017

It may be a tall order but Shropshire firefighters plan to put up a ladder at the peak of the highest mountain in Wales as part of a marathon charity event.

First, they have to carry it 1,085 metres (3,560ft) to the top and back again....

2nd May, 2017

Shropshire firefighters from fire stations at Telford Central, Wellington, Shrewsbury and Market Drayton will parade in front of their fire stations at midday on Thursday, May 4th, to mark the first annual Firefighters Memorial Day.

With...

20th April, 2017

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is backing a national campaign aimed at reducing the number of people who drown every year.

The Be Water Aware campaign runs for a week from April 24 and aims to raise awareness of the dangers of everyday...

6th April, 2017

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has warned that there is a "very real danger" that lives could be lost as a result of arson attacks on a Telford housing estate.

The stark warning follows a recent string of incidents in which cars have...

3rd April, 2017

A Bridgnorth firefighter is among a team of UK sportsmen aiming to tackle a world beating challenge to play the longest ever game of rugby.

Firefighter Luke Veal and colleagues from across the UK will play a full contact Rugby Union match...

27th March, 2017

 

A firefighter who is one of three generations of the same family to serve at Whitchurch Fire Station is to retire at the end of March after a 37 year career with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Postman Graham Field (55) was...

22nd March, 2017

 

A senior Shropshire fire officer has called for people to be aware of the fire danger from skin creams containing paraffin.

Care homes in the county must also take steps to reduce the risk to people in residential care, says...

21st March, 2017

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is appealing for the public’s help to join the fight against criminals who deliberately set fires in the county as part of Arson Awareness Week.

“Fire crime” can have devastating effects with...

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