Shropshire Star

Fire crews tackle excavator blaze

Fire crews rushed to tackle a blaze involving an excavator.


Shropshire Fire and Rescue received a call reporting a fire involving an excavator in Shawbury at around 4.20pm on Thursday.

Two fire engines were dispatched from Shrewsbury station, including an operations officer.

Using a jet, the crews tackled the blaze quickly.

The stop message, which indicates that the blaze is under control, was received 23 minutes after the initial call.

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