Raging shed fire stopped from spreading to homes in Shrewsbury

Firefighters stopped a raging shed fire from spreading to houses in Shrewsbury.

A witness filmed the dramatic shed fire
A witness filmed the dramatic shed fire

The fire broke out at about 7.45pm in Wendsley Road, Harlescott on Wednesday.

Flames could be seen from neighbouring streets with a video showing smoke pouring out as the fire raged.

Two fire crews from the town were quickly on scene and were able to bring the fire under control by 8.30pm.

A spokesperson for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire involved a shed and conifer hedge. Firefighters used two hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze.

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