Fire at dairy farm near Market Drayton

Smoke and flames could be seen during a fire at an agricultural building near Market Drayton.

Firefighters at the scene. Photo: @SFRS_MDrayton
Firefighters at the scene. Photo: @SFRS_MDrayton

Firefighters worked to extinguish the blaze in the hamlet of Peplow at about 8pm on Sunday.

The incident involved an agricultural shed containing dairy equipment which had caught fire.

Firefighters at the scene. Photo: @SFRS_MDrayton

Crews were sent from Market Drayton, Wellington and Hodnet fire stations and worked quickly to ensure the blaze did not spread.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet, a short extension ladder and a thermal imaging camera to put out the flames within the hour.

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