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31st August, 2015

 

Firefighters will be in action to showcase their skills at an open day at Wellington Fire Station on Saturday, September 5.

Highlights include a demonstration from the brigade’s animal rescue team which featured on BBC Breakfast...

21st August, 2015

A hate crime is an offence committed against a person or property motivated by the perpetrator's hostility and prejudice towards people because they are seen as being different. You can report hate crime or hate incidents either by directly...

20th August, 2015

Driving instructors in Shropshire are being invited to join the fire and rescue service, Safer Roads Partnership and local councils in a joint campaign aimed at cutting the number of road collisions involving young people.

The ‘Honest...

12th August, 2015

Firefighters wearing special gas-tight suits and using breathing apparatus “rescued” three students from Wrekin College in Wellington on Monday (Aug 10) following a gas and chemical leak.

But the dramatic “rescue” was part of a life-like...

27th July, 2015

A novel fire safety campaign will be launched by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service in August as it links up with the county’s mobile library.

Their fire prevention team will hop aboard the library van in August as it travels through...

23rd July, 2015

The horrors of a gas explosion, how a car rescue is made and a cave rescue team in action are among the highlights of an open day at Telford Fire Station on Saturday, August 8.

A team from the Midlands Cave Rescue will use the 100ft high...

16th July, 2015

 

A brand new car has been "destroyed" - but it’s all in a good cause to train the emergency services in Shropshire.

College students helped to strip down and rebuild the former demonstration car in their car maintenance classes....

10th July, 2015

 

Shropshire firefighters joined colleagues from around the world to commemorate the 30,000th sounding of the Last Post at Belgium’s Menin Gate in honour of the missing war dead in WW1.

Firefighters at Wellington and Shrewsbury fire...

7th July, 2015

 

It was a first day at the office with a difference for high flying apprentices at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service who were welcomed with a lunchtime ride aboard an aerial ladder platform.

Deryn Smith (19), from Oswestry and Dan...

3rd July, 2015

Private landlords will have to fit working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their properties following a change in the law due to be introduced in October.

The new regulations will require landlords to install smoke alarms on every...

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