Bonfire blaze spread to hedgerow prompting call to fire fighters

A bonfire got out of control and spread to a hedgerow, causing a fire crew to be called to put it out.

One fire crew from Prees was sent to Shrewsbury Road in the town at 10.52am on Thursday.

A spokesperson for Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service said it was a "bonfire which had spread to nearby hedgerow."

Firefighters used a hose reel jet and a fire fighting back pack to put it out.

The danger was declared over at 11.19am.

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