12th November, 2015

An admin assistant at Shrewsbury fire HQ is all “fired up” after her debut crime novel hit number one in the Amazon e-book best seller list.

Author Jenny Blackhurst’s fast paced psychological thriller...

10th November, 2015

Firefighter recruits from Romania and Slovakia have joined Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Martin Tomanek and Bogdan Ciornei are among the latest intake of 23 on call firefighters to pass out at a Celebration of Success event at...

6th November, 2015

A quarter of all fires in Shropshire homes last year were caused by electrical appliances, revealed Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service at the launch of Electrical Fire Safety Week.

An added danger is that most people fail to register their...

3rd November, 2015

“Survivors” of a major factory fire will be rescued from a smoke logged building as part of a major training exercise to test the reactions of Shropshire’s on call firefighters.

Four fire appliances with up to 35 firefighters from stations...

23rd October, 2015

Short video clips on making you and family safer; see our bedtime routines and making a fire escape plan clips at:

21st October, 2015

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service are appealing to everyone to take great care this bonfire night. We recommend that you visit an organised display, however we have included useful guidance for people organising public displays.


15th October, 2015

Retired vicar Canon John Holden presents a cheque for £1,400 to the Church Stretton firefighters who cut him free from the mangled wreckage of his car after a head-on crash on the A49 near Dorrington earlier this year.

The 81 year-old...

14th October, 2015

The Wrekin was the spectacular setting for a dramatic joint training exercise involving firefighters and a cave rescue team.

In a carefully staged re-construction, a climber was left dangling from his rope after becoming stuck on a sheer...

9th October, 2015

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is backing a campaign to raise awareness of hate crime and make it easier for people to recognize and report incidents.

A hate crime reporting centre has been set up at the fire service’s Shrewsbury...

8th October, 2015

With the "university season" beginning for many, fire safety might not be too high on your list of priorities whilst you are studying and socialising; taking the time to read some fire safety tips below and they might just save your life though...