Firefighters called to fire on the Wrekin

Firefighters have today tackled a grass fire on the Wrekin.

Three fire appliances were mobilised from Newport, Tweedale and Wellington at around 5.22am.

The fire involved around 10 square meters of peat and undergrowth.

Water to put out the fire was being ferried between three appliances.

Firefighters used knapsacks and shovels to dig out and turn the ground over.