Firefighters deal with shed blaze

By Sue Austin | Church Stretton | News | Published:

A shed on fire at Cross Bank, Church Stretton, took 50 minutes to bring under control.

The alarm was raised at 1.48am today with fire crews from Church Stretton and Craven Arms going to the scene.

Firefighters had to put on breathing apparatus to deal with the severe fire and used rakes and shovels to remove the burning material. The blaze was under control by 2.38am.

On Sunday evening, crews from Bridgnorth and Much Wenlock dealt with a fire in the open in Harley, near Much Wenlock.

The unattended bonfire was reported at 7.52pm and again firefighters used rakes and shovels to deal with the blaze.

A 4x4 offroad vehicle had to be used to reach the scene of the fire.

It was under control by 8.20pm.

Sue Austin

By Sue Austin
Chief Reporter

Chief reporter of the Oswestry/Mid Wales office. Keen to hear your news.

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