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Firefighters tackle fire at terraced property in Telford

Fire crews have this morning tackled a fire involving a property and a neighbouring home within a row of terraced properties in the Malinslee area of Telford.

The fire broke out at a house within a row of terraced properties. Photo: Craig Jackson / SFRS
The fire broke out at a house within a row of terraced properties. Photo: Craig Jackson / SFRS

Firefighters were called to the fire in Lawns Wood at 4.28am and sent seven appliances to the scene.

The fire fully engulfed one property and severely damaged a neighbouring home. Fire crews prevented the fire from spreading to further properties along the terrace.

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The property in which the fire started was empty when the fire broke out, neighbouring properties were evacuated.

Crews extinguished the fire using two hose reel jets, two main jets and the aerial ladder platform.

Fire appliances including the Aerial Ladder Platform and the Incident Command Unit were mobilised from Newport, Shrewsbury, Telford Central, Tweedale and Wellington. Operations and Safety officers were also in attendance.

West Mercia Police and Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are investigating the cause of the fire.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are at the scene of the fire in Malinsgate. Photo: Craig Jackson / SFRS
Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are at the scene of the fire in Malinsgate. Photo: Craig Jackson / SFRS

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