Shropshire Star

Combine harvester blaze tackled by crews

Fire crews spent nearly an hour tackling a fire within a combine harvester this afternoon.


The blaze happened at Hampton Hayes Farm in Aston Hall, Worthen, near Minsterley, at around 3.20pm.

A Shropshire Fire and Rescue spokesman said: "At 3.24pm on Tuesday, September 7, we received a call reporting a fire classified as LGV Fire in Worthen.

"Fire within a combine harvester in a field. Two fire appliances were mobilised from Minsterley and Shrewsbury.

"Crews used a hose reel jet to tackle the fire."

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