House fire in Telford being investigated by police

By Sue Austin | Madeley | News | Published:

Police are investigating after an arson attack at a house in Telford.

The aftermath of the house fire in Springhill Crescent, Madeley

The blaze broke out at a home in Springhill Crescent, Madeley, at about 12.30am on Monday.

Three fire crews from Telford Central and Tweedale went to the scene and four firefighters went into the house wearing breathing apparatus to tackle the blaze protected by a covering jet.

It took an hour and a half to bring the ground-floor fire under control.

The fire was in the ground floor of the house

Fire Investigations Officers were at the scene along with police officers

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service returned to the scene this morning and confirmed the fire was started deliberately.

It comes five days after five cars were destroyed by arsonists in one night in nearby Brookside.

Sue Austin

By Sue Austin
Chief Reporter

Chief reporter of the Oswestry/Mid Wales office. Keen to hear your news.

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