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Car and caravan destroyed in Shropshire blazes

By Charlotte Bentley | Market Drayton | News | Published:

A car and a caravan were completely destroyed in separate blazes in Shropshire.

A car was found on fire in Market Drayton in the early hours of this morning.

Crews were sent from Market Drayton station to the scene on Palethorps, Maer Lane at around 5.45am.

The car was fully destroyed by the fire and fire crews used breathing apparatus and a hosereel jet to extinguish the blaze.

Yesterday evening, crews were sent to an incident in Common Lane, Soudley, in Church Stretton to a caravan on fire.

Three teams from Church Stretton, Craven Arms and Much Wenlock attended, as well as an operations officer.

The caravan was completely destroyed by fire – two hose reel jets and two breathing apparatus sets were used to extinguish it when crews arrived at 6.40pm.

Charlotte Bentley

By Charlotte Bentley
Community Reporter - @CharlotteB_Star

Community Reporter at the Shropshire Star, helping under-represented communities to find a voice in Shropshire and Mid Wales. Contact me at charlotte.bentley@shropshirestar.co.uk.

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