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Fire: Strike action

Written by RSS Poster Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service - News

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

Strike action (England and Wales excluding Control members)

  • Commencing 2 May 2014 from noon until 5.00pm
  • Commencing 3 May 2014 from 2.00pm until 2.00am on 4 May
  • Commencing 4 May 2014 from 10.00am until 3.00pm

Action short of a strike (England and Wales excluding Control members)



Fire: Appeal for ‘on call’ firefighters

Written by RSS Poster Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service - News

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 Magill, an on call firefighter with 30 years’ experience, who is a self-employed oak floor fitter.Read more



Fire: Arson in Woodside, Telford

Written by RSS Poster Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service - News

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 Investigations Officer attended the fire which was started deliberately.

Anyone with any information is asked to ring West Mercia Police on 101 or the independent charity, Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.



Fire: Deliberate fires in Oswestry

Written by RSS Poster Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service - News

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 report of household rubbish and a mattress on fire under the bridge in Maesbury Road, Oswestry. At 4.50pm on the same day crews attended a report of a wheelie bin on fire in Gower Place, Oswestry. And at 2.53pm crews attended a report of a Ford Fiesta on fire in Bailey Head, Oswestry - the vehicle was subsequently reported stolen to the police.Read more



Fire: Friends and family Easter fire safety campaign in Shrewsbury

Written by RSS Poster Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service - News

A group of fire service staff hold leaflets and smoke alarms towards the camera standing outside next to fire engine

Remind friends and family in Shrewsbury about the importance of smoke alarms in the home this Easter – that is the fire safety message being delivered by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Members of the Community Fire Safety team based at Shrewsbury fire HQ launched their annual Friends and Family campaign to encourage the use of smoke alarms in the home.Read more



Fire: Fire safety quiz

Written by RSS Poster Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service - News

Schoolchildren were bowled over in the county fire safety quiz run by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A total of 48 youngsters from 12 county schools won a meal and bowling sessions courtesy of the management at the Ten Pin bowling alley in Telford.

In teams of four, the eleven and twelve-year-olds had won competitions at their individual schools after quick-fire questions on all aspects of safety.Read more



Fire: Prees Fire Station charity presentation

Written by RSS Poster Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service - News
Group shot in appliance bay in front of fire appliance

Personnel from Prees along with a Maria Jones, representative from the Midland’s Air Ambulance, George Williams, from Prees Scouts and Retained Support Officer Ashley Brown who kindly excepted the cheque on behalf of the Firefighters CharityRead more



Fire: Property fire suspected arson

Written by RSS Poster Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service - News

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a report of a property fire at 01.53am Wednesday 2nd April in Bishopdale, Brookside, Telford.

Two appliances from Tweedale and one appliance from Telford Central attended. Fire Investigation and Scenes of Crime also attended the scene.

The fire is being treated as arson and a male has been arrested on suspicion of arson.

Anyone who has information is asked to ring West Mercia Police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



Fire: Boiler fire warning

Written by RSS Poster Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service - News
Firefighters examine fire damage

Shropshire firefighters used breathing apparatus and hose reel jets to prevent the fire spreading from a utility building next to the main house near LudlowRead more



Fire: Shropshire Firefighter’s Air Ambulance Race

Written by RSS Poster Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service - News
Tim in running gear sitting on the edge of the air ambulance helicopter door on a sunny day

Shropshire firefighter Tim Hughes is running a dozen races in 12 months to raise £2,000 for the air ambulance.Read more





Latest Shropshire Fire And Rescue Service - News Stories

Strike action
Appeal for ‘on call’ firefighters
Arson in Woodside, Telford
Deliberate fires in Oswestry
Friends and family Easter fire safety campaign in Shrewsbury

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