Shropshire Star

Firefighters tackle blaze at Prees newsagents

Firefighters were called out to a fire at a newsagents in North Shropshire this evening.


The fire happened at the rear of the newsagent on Mill Street in Prees, shortly before 5.30pm.

A spokeswoman for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said the blaze involved piled up cardboard, magazines and wood.

Two crews from Prees and Whitchurch attended the scene, as well as an operations officer, who used breathing apparatus and one hosereel jet.

They also gave advice once the fire was under control.

The fire was not thought to be serious and crews were able to leave the scene shortly before 6pm.

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