Four crews were sent to tackle the blaze that broke out just before 11.30am on Hadley Park Industrial Estate on Tuesday.
Crews from Shrewsbury, Telford and Wellington attended the scene at Hadley Park East, which involved a building that was in the process of being demolished.
In a tweet, Shropshire Fire and Rescue said: "We are dealing with a serious fire at Hadley Industrial Estate in Telford."
‼️WARNING ‼️— Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (@shropsfire) January 31, 2023
We are dealing with a serious fire at Hadley Industrial Estate in Telford.
Crews from Telford, Wellington and Shrewsbury are in attendance.
We are advising all nearby resident to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution due to smoke coming from the building. pic.twitter.com/LSqlCN0QqS
A spokesperson for Shropshire Fire and Rescue later said the incident "involved cladding between the internal and external sheets of a factory".
They confirmed the building was empty, disused and was in line for demolition.
Please be aware, SFRS crews are attending a large building fire in the Hadley Park area. Due to the smoke, we are advising local residents to keep windows and doors closed whilst we work to reduce any risk to the public@shropsfire @TelfordWrekin pic.twitter.com/abjc9T7lMo— SFRS Control (@SFRS_Control) January 31, 2023
Due to smoke in the air, the service advised residents to close their windows and doors while they attended to the fire, which was under control by 1.19pm.
Photos shared by the service show substantial damage to a large warehouse building.
The West Midlands Ambulance Service confirmed its crews were not sent to the fire.