|Putting Shropshire's Safety First|
|Chief Fire Officer||Rod Hammerton|
|Facilities and equipment|
The Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering Shropshire, including Telford and Wrekin, in the West Midlands region of England.
Shropshire's Fire and Rescue Service is provided by 512 full-time and retained firefighters based at 23 fire stations around the county. They currently deploy 46 operational vehicles and a number of specialist appliances.
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is governed by elected Council representatives from Shropshire's two unitary councils, Shropshire Council and Telford and Wrekin Council, together these representatives make up the Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority, chaired by an elected Ccuncillor, the current Chair is Councillor Eric Carter.
Day-to-day operational control of the service is vested in the Chief Fire Officer (CFO), Rod Hammerton.
Within the organisation the CFO has full responsibility for the service and also manages finance and resources.
The remainder of executive duties fall to the senior management team, consisting of:
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has achieved consistently high marks in external audits carried out by the Audit Commission.