Shropshire Star

'Mechanical fault' believed to have '60 per cent destroyed' car in Broseley

Firefighters believe a fire that wrecked a hatchback car was caused by a mechanical defect.

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One fire appliance was scrambled from Wellington to Cherrybrook Drive, in Broseley, at 6.14pm on Tuesday to reports of a car fire.

When they arrived they found one hatchback car "60 per cent destroyed" by fire.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus, a hosereel jet and small gear to deal with the blaze.

A spokesman for Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service said: "Hatchback car 60 per cent destroyed by fire, believed to be caused by a mechanical defect."

Firefighters had dealt with the incident within 21 minutes.