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Fire crews called to burning heath at Carding Mill Valley

Firefighters had to put out a small fire in heathland at a Shropshire beauty spot earlier on Good Friday.

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A fire crew from Church Stretton tackled the blaze

The fire service responded to reports of the open fire at Carding Mill Valley, near Church Stretton, at around 3.09pm on the first day of the long Easter weekend.

A crew from Church Stretton Fire Station put out the blaze using an extended hose reel jet.

The fire was out and the incident declared over after around 20 minutes.