29th May, 2014

The UK’s longest serving firefighter from Shropshire is to be recognised for his distinguished service.

Roger Smith (69), a former mayor of Market Drayton, has been a member of Shropshire Fire and Rescue...

27th May, 2014

Shropshire firefighters joined churchgoers and a family support group in a united car cleaning effort which raised more than £600 for their three charities.

Armed with...

20th May, 2014

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have been working on a partnership with West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) and the University Hospital Birmingham (UHB).

The aim of the project is to enhance our patient care and to improve survivability...

14th May, 2014



The people of Shropshire are being asked to give their views to help shape the future of a trimmed down Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service hit by £4m in budget cuts.

Senior fire officers are giving the public an...

14th May, 2014

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service have raised a rainbow flag over their Shrewsbury Headquarters and Telford Training Centre to demonstrate their support for the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO).

The week long display of the...

13th May, 2014

Arson is a crime and should be reported to the police.

At the beginning of Arson Awareness week, the Arson Prevention Forum has issued ‘Top Ten’ messages to cut down the risk of arson.

Lee Howell, Chairman of the Arson Prevention...

28th April, 2014

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) have announced the following strike action and periods of action short of a strike:

Strike action (England and Wales excluding Control members)

  • Commencing 2 May 2014 from noon until 5.00pm
  • ...
22nd April, 2014

An appeal has gone out for more “on call” firefighters across Shropshire including the Minsterley and Bishops Castle areas. “Giving something back to the community” is what inspires most firefighters, said Bishops Castle Watch Manager Tracey...

16th April, 2014

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a report of a fire in a porch at 3.32pm Tuesday 15th April in Wildwood, Woodside, Telford.

Two appliances from Telford and an appliance from Tweedale, together with a Fire...

15th April, 2014

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended several incidents in Oswestry over the weekend.

At 5.10pm Sunday 13th April 2014 a report was received of a tree stump and overgrowth on fire in Twyford Lane, Oswestry. At 5.12pm we received a...