County firefighters tackle two chimney blazes

Shropshire's firefighters were called out to tackle two chimney fires just over an hour apart.

Ludlow and Shrewsbury crews were called to a property, in Overton, shortly after 7.25pm on Tuesday.

They used an aerial ladder platform, a hosereel jet and a stirrup pump put out the flames. The service remained until shortly before 9.30pm.

Meanwhile, shortly after 8.35pm crews went to an incident at a property, in Old Office Road, in Dawley, Telford.

Crews including an aerial ladder platform were mobilised from Shrewsbury, Telford Central and Wellington along with an operations officer.

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