Car catches fire near Shrewsbury roundabout

The engine bay of a car caught fire near a roundabout in Shrewsbury today.

Firefighters attended the incident at Ellesmere Road roundabout, near Knights Way, at about 10.55am.

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service sent one appliance from Shrewsbury Fire Station and crews used a thermal imaging camera to help with extinguishing the blaze.

The fire service reported: "This incident involved a small fire in the engine bay of a private motor vehicle. Crews have made the vehicle safe and carried out investigations using a thermal imaging camera."

Firefighters had dealt with the incident by about 11.20am.

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