Car destroyed in fire on busy road

Bridgnorth | News | Published:

A car was destroyed after bursting into flames on a busy road on the outskirts of Bridgnorth.

The blaze broke out on the A458 close to the turning for Wootton shortly after 10.15am today.

A fire crew from Bridgnorth attended the scene, made the area safe and cleared the road.

Chris Welding, crew manager for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, based in Bridgnorth, said: "We don't know how the fire started, it could have been something mechanical.

"The car was fully involved in flames, so it was destroyed and is being recovered by the owners' insurance company."

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