Firefighters scrambled to hillside fire at Shropshire beauty spot

Police were scrambled to a south Shropshire beauty spot to put out a fire on the hillside.

Pinzgauer. Picture: Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service
Pinzgauer. Picture: Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service

Two crews from Church Stretton - including a Pinzgauer all terrain vehicle were sent to Yearlet, in the Carding Mill Valley after a report of a fire in the open at 8.24pm on Sunday.

A spokesman for Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service said: "Two fire appliances including the Pinzgauer were mobilised from Church Stretton.

"Small fire located on top of hillside."

Crews used a fogging system that uses a low volume of water under high pressure to extinguish the fire.

The incident was declared over at 9.02pm.

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