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21st October, 2013

Article courtesy of Katy Lowe, SFRS History Society

On Saturday the 19th of October the History Society had its first public appearance. The SFRS History Society was asked to present...

19th October, 2013

As temperatures start to plunge, Shropshire householders are being urged to get their chimneys swept to avoid the high number of chimney fires recorded last winter.

Firefighters have attended an average of one chimney fire every two days...

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19th October, 2013

When you change your clocks back an hour this coming Sunday (October 27) don’t forget to test your smoke alarm at the same time.

The smoke alarm tests should be carried out weekly as part of regular maintenance checks to ensure they are in...

15th October, 2013

The people of Shropshire are being urged to “have their say” about a proposed further £2m in budget cuts at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service which will impact “front line” services.

They are invited to fill in a questionnaire and ask...

8th October, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service received a hoax 999 call at 8.38pm Monday 7th October 2013 from a phone box outside the Co-Op in Lodge Lane, Bridgnorth.

The young male caller falsely reported a house was on fire in Beestons...

4th October, 2013

October 4 - 6, 2013 Memorial Will Honor Firefighters Who Died in the Line of Duty During 2012 and Previous Years.

Every October, the Foundation sponsors the official national tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during...

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27th September, 2013

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a report of a car fire at 10.04pm Sunday 22nd September 2013 at Rock Acres, Lilleshall near Newport. Two appliances from Newport and Wellington attended.

The fire involved a grey Audi...

18th September, 2013

The Fire Brigades Union has notified all Fire and Rescue Authorities, across England and Wales, that a strike is to take place on September 25 between noon and 4pm.

John Redmond, Chief Fire Officer for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service...

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