A tractor fire in Whitchurch needed crews from two different stations to deal with the blaze.

On Thursday afternoon (July 4), Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service received a call reporting that a tractor was alight in a field in Coton, near the north Shropshire town.

The call was made at around 4.10pm and two fire appliances were soon dispatched from Prees and Wem fire stations.


According to Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, crews from both stations used hose reel jets, thermal imaging detectors and breathing apparatus to tackle the blaze.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire and the stop message was received at 4.33pm.