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Oak tree fire in Shrewsbury was 'deliberate' fire service confirms

Firefighters say it looks like an oak tree was set alight deliberately in a blaze in Shrewsbury yesterday .

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Firefighters attended the incident at the A5124 Battlefield Enterprise Park in the county town at 3.55pm.

One fire appliance was mobilised from Shrewsbury to the scene and they used a water pack, buckets of water, axes and a thermal imaging camera before sending their stop message at 4.40pm.

A spokesperson for the Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service said one oak tree had been involved in a fire.

On Wednesday a spokesperson for the fire service said: "It looks like it was believed to have been started deliberately."