Fire service cools down brakes in Shropshire towing incident

Firefighters used a hoses to cool down the overheated brakes of a small vehicle being towed near Ludlow.

A fire crew from Ludlow was scrambled at 3.54pm on Monday to reports of a car fire on the A49 at Asford Carbonel, near Ludlow.

A spokesman for Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service said: "This incident involved a small vehicle which was being towed.

"There was no fire upon arrival of fire service personnel but one hose reel jet was used to cool the brakes and a thorough inspection was completed using the thermal imaging camera."

The fire service incident stop message was received at 4.15pm.

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