16th March, 2015

Fitting sprinkler systems in all new homes could save many lives each year and dramatically slash the cost of fire and water damage, according to Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service.

Speaking at the unveiling of a pilot project that will...

10th March, 2015

Chief Fire Officer, John Redmond (left) presents a cheque for £252 to Lynsey Kilvert of the Hope House Children’s Hospice. The money is part of almost £800 raised at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Festival of Carols held in December. The...

6th March, 2015

The High Sheriff of Shropshire reached new heights this week when he visited Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Shrewsbury headquarters.

During the visit on Monday High Sheriff Robert Bland and his wife, Tricia, climbed aboard an ALP, an...

6th March, 2015


An appeal has gone out for more “on call” firefighters across Shropshire but they are especially needed in both Prees and Newport.

Anyone interested can turn up at two recruitment events being held at Newport Fire Station, Salters...

24th February, 2015

The public is being invited to comment on Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority’s 2015/16 budget proposals. 

Please see the attached document for details.

23rd February, 2015


Women who want to be firefighters turned out for a “taster” session at a Shropshire fire station.

Attending the taster session on Saturday at Oswestry Fire Station were women aged between 23 and 47 and included mums whose children...

19th February, 2015

Shropshire’s chief fire officer is urging the public to think carefully before dialling 999 during a 24-hour strike by firefighters due to begin on Wednesday morning (Feb 25).

John Redmond says contingency plans are in place that will...

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...