WHITCHURCH firefighters were called out to help a stranded car on Christmas evening. 

The vehicle had come to rest on the side of the B5476, also known as Tilstock Road, at around 6.15pm on Christmas Day. 

One crew was sent to the scene from Whitchurch.

A Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) spokesman said: "One vehicle had come to rest on the side.

"Crews made the vehicle electrically safe."

Firefighters sent a message to SFRS control around 15 minutes later confirming no further assistance was needed.