Fire crews were called to Wem early on Tuesday morning after a large skip caught alight.

Officers from Wem Fire Station were called to Wem Business Park at 5.33am on Tuesday, June 28, after receiving a call classified as a fire in the open.

When they arrived they were confronted by the blaze in a skip on the estate.

Firefighters used a hosereel jet to extinguish the blaze, as well as rakes, shovels and mathooks.

They left the scene at 6.22am.