Crews battle blaze next to fire station in Ellesmere

Emergency services battled a blaze at cottages next to a fire station in Shropshire.

The incident happened at Grosvenor Cottages in Ellesmere, next to the town's fire station, at about 10.30pm last night.

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service sent two appliances from Ellesmere and Oswestry. An operations officer was also in attendance.

Crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze, which involved a brick built outbuilding and wood store.

Firefighters were able to drag out and damp down affected materials.

The stop message was received by fire control at 10.48pm.

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