Fryer fire breaks out at pub near Church Stretton

By Rory Smith | Church Stretton | News | Published:

A deep fat fryer caused a fire to break out at a pub near Church Stretton.

The Green Dragon, Little Stretton

Firefighters rushed to The Green Dragon in Little Stretton at about 11.20am today to reports of a kitchen fire.

The blaze on Ludlow Road was started from a deep fat fryer and Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service sent two appliances from Church Stretton and Craven Arms. An operations officer was also in attendance.

Crews used four sets of breathing apparatus, a dry powder extinguisher, hose reel jet and thermal imaging camera to extinguish the blaze.

Firefighters had dealt with the incident by about 12.15pm.

Rory Smith

By Rory Smith
Reporter - @rorysmith_star

Senior reporter based at the Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley, Telford.

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