A HOUSE fire in Wem on Friday led to firefighters from the town and Whitchurch being called out. 

One crew from each town was sent to Pepper Street shortly before 10.45am after reports of the property on fire.

A Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) spokesman confirmed that an operations officer was also in attendance.

They said: "It was a fire involving and out house attached to a house.

"Crews used two hose reel jets, four breathing apparatus, one covering jet and a short extension ladder to extinguish (the fire)."

A stop message was sent from the scene to SFRS control at 12.06pm confirming no further assistance was needed.