Posts Tagged "Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service"

Huge blaze ravages historic Bridgnorth building

An historic house that was recently saved from demolition has tonight been ravaged by fire. Firefighters were expecting to be at Innage Lea in Bridgnorth throughout the night after the building was badly damaged by a blaze which broke out…

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Emergency Teams gather for Ironbridge Gorge ‘disaster’

Emergency services raced to the Ironbridge Gorge this weekend amid reports of a devastating “landslide”. A huge emergency exercise, two years in the planning, was played out at the beauty spot. Visitors to the gorge looked on as several training…

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First pet rescue using pet oxygen mask

A pet oxygen mask has been used for the first time in Shropshire to revive a cat in a house fire. Harriet, a 15-year-old tortoiseshell tabby, had fled to a bedroom as smoke from a kitchen fire filled the house…

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Fire crews in Shropshire could respond to emergency ambulance calls in the future

Firefighters in Shropshire could soon respond to emergency ambulance calls if service bosses can agree how to manage the plan. The move would either see firefighters take on the role of community first responders or become co-responders working alongside paramedics….

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Major fire and rescue training exercise held at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

A major fire and rescue training exercise took place at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) last weekend when firefighters tested their skills in part of the former maternity building. The Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service used sections of the building to…

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