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19th October, 2017

Take a look at these short video clips that feature advice on how to keep your family safe on Bonfire Night, work out bedtime routines and a fire escape plan.

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16th October, 2017

 

Much Wenlock welcomed its brand new fire engine at a ceremony held at the town’s fire station which will make the rural area safer during fires and major incidents.

It was the weekly drill night for the town’s 11 firefighters but...

6th October, 2017

 

Shropshire firefighters are ready for any emergency and in Market Drayton they have been fine tuning their skills to deal with a chemical spillage.

The on call fire crew arrived at their fire station for their weekly drill night...

2nd October, 2017

Hundreds of students watched firefighters free a car crash “victim” from the wreckage of a car last night (Thursday, Sept 28) in a dramatic road safety education event.

The demonstration in front of students aged 18 to 25 was staged at...

26th September, 2017

On Monday (Sept 25) we hosted Brigadier Afzal Malik (Principal of the Army Public School and College in Rawalpindi, Pakistan) and his daughter Erum Afzal, a lecturer at Rawalpindi City College.

Father and daughter came to the UK to visit...

6th August, 2017

 

Visitors to Shrewsbury fire station for the annual open day got to see how quickly firefighters react when an emergency happens.

They were watching a demonstration of the Aerial Ladder Platform when it was called to a house fire...

1st June, 2017

Two of the UK’s longest serving firefighters are to be recognised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service at an awards ceremony on June 8.

Firefighting duo Phil Smith and Dave Furber have served together at Wem Fire Station for more than 40...

18th May, 2017

The lives of 18 Romanian mothers and children were saved by smoke alarms fitted as part of a Shropshire led campaign to improve fire safety in rural parts of Transylvania.

A major fire broke out in a care home on April 27, caused by a...

22nd March, 2017

 

A senior Shropshire fire officer has called for people to be aware of the fire danger from skin creams containing paraffin.

Care homes in the county must also take steps to reduce the risk to people in residential care, says...

21st March, 2017

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is appealing for the public’s help to join the fight against criminals who deliberately set fires in the county as part of Arson Awareness Week.

“Fire crime” can have devastating effects with...

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