Fire crews battle for six hours as blaze rips through house near Craven Arms

A house near Craven Arms has been extensively damaged by a fire that crews battled for six hours.

The fire at Wistanstow
The fire at Wistanstow

Fire ripped through the property in Wistanstow after breaking out in a roof space.

Crews were called to the house just after 8.20pm on Monday.

The aftermath of the fire

Five fire engines and two specialist units were sent from Bishop's Castle, Church Stretton, Clun, Craven Arms, Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Tweedale.

The stop message, that indicates when crews need no further support, was finally received at 2.55am.

The ambulance service was not required to attend.

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