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Arsonists set fire to wheelie bin in Shrewsbury

An arson attack saw a wheelie bin deliberately set on fire in Shrewsbury.

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The alarm was raised at Whitehouse Gardens in Shrewsbury on Thursday evening at 6.50pm.

A fire crew from Shrewsbury was quickly on scene to put out the blaze in 20 minutes.

Also at the scene were the police.

At about the same time a fire crew from Ludlow was dealing with a chimney fire.

Firefighters were on the scene at New Buildings in the town for an hour after the 999 call was made at 6.45pm.

They assisted with the clearing of the wood burning stove after ensuring the fire was extinguished.

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