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Fire crews scrambled to blaze on flatbed truck near Shropshire border with Wales

Fire engines from Shropshire dealt with a fire on a flatbed truck near the county border with Wales.

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Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service scrambled two engines to Chirbury at 1.41pm on Thursday to reports of a fire near the border.

A spokesman for the fire service said crews donned breathing apparatus and used a hosereel jet and a thermal imaging camera to tackle the fire.

The spokesman said: "This incident was a flatbed vehicle involved in fire. Crews used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish. An over the border appliance from Mid & West Wales also assisted."

Firefighters said the danger was dealt with at 2.52pm.

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