FIREFIGHTERS in Wem have appealed for information after a tree blaze was started deliberately.

Crews from the town attended the incident in Drawwell Lane just after 8pm on Thursday (April 14).

The fire involved conifer trees.

A Tweet put out by the station said: "Fire extinguished using two hose reel jets.

"Unfortunately this fire has been started deliberately. If you have any information please contact @WMerciaPolice."


The stop message came in after 40 minutes.

Anyone with information can share it via 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111.