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6th September, 2013
Photo showing a firefighter throwing a float and line out into a river where firefighters are treading water...
6th September, 2013

At 16.50pm on Wednesday 4th September Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service received a 999 call from a young male who said his name was Ryan and was 12 years of age reporting a property on fire in Mount Pleasant Road Shrewsbury. The call...

9th August, 2013
Side-by-side head and shoulders photos of Tim and Adrian

Oswestry firefighters Tim Davidson (left) and Adrian...

8th August, 2013

Specialist rescue crews from Shrewsbury, Telford and Wellington carried out a dramatic rescue on the River Severn last week in Coalport.

A couple had gotten into difficulty in their hire canoe after it hit a rock and capsized. The incident...

26th July, 2013

Fire service colleagues (past and present) will no doubt be sad to learn that retired firefighter David (‘Chalky’) White passed away at the Princess Royal Hospital on Monday 22nd July following a recent illness.

Chalky...

23rd July, 2013

A female firefighter is pictured in protective kit in front of a wall of flames

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19th July, 2013

Every year, fire destroys thousands of acres of countryside and wildlife habitats and although some are started deliberately most of them are due to carelessness. Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are reminding everyone to take particular care...

18th July, 2013
Photo of mainly white van on the station yard

Shropshire’s new Fire and Emergency Support Service vehicle

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15th July, 2013
Three men and a young girl pictured in front of a fire appliance with a Firefighters Charity banner

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12th July, 2013

After the tragic death of a young man in Bridgnorth today, we are reminded of the dangers of swimming in open water.

The UK has been fortunate enough in seeing temperatures rise to 30 degrees in the last few days. With this weather set to...

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