Firefighters respond to 'out-of-control bonfire' in Telford garden

Firefighters had to rush to the scene of an "out-of-control bonfire" in a garden in Telford early on Friday morning.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service..
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service..

The emergency services received the call at 3:18am reporting a blaze classified as a fire in the open.

The incident happened in Hadley Park Road, Leegomery, and one fire appliance was mobilised from Wellington.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service described the blaze as an "out of control bonfire in garden."

It involved 8x8 metres of garden waste and hedgerow.

The crew deployed two hose jet reels and drag rakes to extinguish the flames.

The incident was declared over at 3:46am.

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