Arsonists start blaze in woods near Market Drayton

Crews tackled a fire started by arsonists in woods near Market Drayton.

The blaze in the woods. @SFRS_MDrayton
The blaze in the woods. @SFRS_MDrayton

Firefighters were called out at 5.24pm on Sunday to the blaze at woods in Tern Valley involving pallets, timber, trees and undergrowth.

The fire was extiguished using one hose reel jet.

A firefighter tackles the blaze. @SFRS_MDrayton

Market Drayton Fire Station tweeted: "INCIDENT. Pump and 4x4 ISU mobilised at 17:24 Sunday by @SFRS_Control to fire in Woods at Tern Valley Market Drayton. Fire involving pallets, timber, trees and undergrowth. Extinguished using 1 x HRJ. Sadly fire started deliberately."

Charred woodland after the blaze. @SFRS_MDrayton
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