Car destroyed in fire on A53 at Market Drayton

By Dayna Farrington | Market Drayton | News | Published:

A car was completely destroyed in a fire in Market Drayton in the early hours of this morning.

Pictures from Market Drayton fire station's Twitter

Firefighters were called to the scene on the A53, in Market Drayton, shortly after 3am.

The fire involved one saloon car, following an earlier crash.

Three crews, including the rescue tender, were mobilised from Market Drayton and Wellington stations. An operations officer was also in attendance.

The car destroyed by fire. Photo: @SFRS_MDrayton

They used breathing apparatus, a hosereel jet and thermal imaging camera to tackle the blaze.

West Midlands Ambulance Service and West Mercia Police were also called to the scene.

A tweet from Market Drayton fire station said: "Fire is of doubtful origin, any information please call police on 101."

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Ketley, Telford.

Reporter for the Shropshire Star based at Ketley in Telford.


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