Blaze to 100 straw bales being towed by lorry near Ellesmere

A blaze to about 100 bales of straw being towed by a lorry has  blocked a Shropshire road wile fire crews tackled the flames.

Blaze to 100 straw bales being towed by lorry near Ellesmere

It happened about 8.30am today on Eastwick Lane in Dudleston Heath, near Ellesmere, causing the road to be blocked road between the B5068 and A528 Grange Road.

The scene of the closed road

Two fire crews from Ellesmere were sent to the scene to deal with the fire.

Crews used two breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets, one covering jet, and drag rakes to deal with the fire.

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