The fire service had to be called out to the incident at Stafford Place in Shifnal, at about 11am on Friday.
The Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Fire control received a call reporting a fire classified as 'fire in open' in Shifnal.
"One fire appliance was mobilised from Telford Central.
"One domestic wheelie bin [was] 100 per cent destroyed by fire due to hot ashes.
"The stop message was received at 11.14am."