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22nd October, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and its partners are underlining the dangers of private firework displays due to large-scale public events being cancelled and the Coronavirus pandemic. The Fire Service, Councils, West Midlands Ambulance and West...
9th October, 2020

INCIDENT

At 17:36 yesterday evening (Thursday, 8 October) Shrewsbury’s wholetime and on-call crews were called to an incident involving a large workshop-type garage just outside the centre of Shrewsbury. 

The fire was immediately...

28th September, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has overcome challenging COVID-19 regulations and announced the latest round of dates for its firefighter taster sessions next month.

Rigorous safety measures have been put in place allowing the sessions to...

25th September, 2020
Home Safety Week will run from 28th September to 4th October 2020 and the NFCC are encouraging people to be alert to alarms for a safer home.

The week encourages people to assess the needs of their homes and ensure they have adequate alarms for...

17th September, 2020
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been tackling a large-scale fire at a landfill site in Telford since around 5am this morning. The call was received at 4.44am (Thursday, 17 September) for an incident at the Granville Recycling Plant, Grange...
17th September, 2020
You could be forgiven for thinking a fire door is just another door, they are in fact an engineered safety device. 

Fire doors are a crucial part of the passive fire protection of every commercial, public and multiple occupancy building. They...

14th September, 2020

 

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has taken advantage of technological advancements and revolutionised its promotion process, saving £34,000. Supported by VCA Ltd - an emergency services recruitment specialist – SFRS is one of only...
7th September, 2020
Businesses Urged Not to Overlook Fire Safety During COVID-19 Outbreak

As part of Business Safety Week, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is urging people who have made changes to business premises to comply with COVID-19 measures, to...

27th August, 2020

Good communication skills together with personal skills such as courage, reliability, determination, common sense, commitment, enthusiasm and the ability to work within a team are useful skills to have.

To be an on-call firefighter...

28th July, 2020
Chief Fire Officer Rod Hammerton, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service 

We acknowledge there has been some criticism of the way the Service has organised its upcoming taster days.

The criticism has largely focussed on our decision to hold...

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