Deliberate fires in Oswestry

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended several incidents in Oswestry over the weekend.

At 5.10pm Sunday 13th April 2014 a report was received of a tree stump and overgrowth on fire in Twyford Lane, Oswestry. At 5.12pm we received a report of household rubbish and a mattress on fire under the bridge in Maesbury Road, Oswestry. At 4.50pm on the same day crews attended a report of a wheelie bin on fire in Gower Place, Oswestry. And at 2.53pm crews attended a report of a Ford Fiesta on fire in Bailey Head, Oswestry - the vehicle was subsequently reported stolen to the police.

If anyone has any information about these incidents they are asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 or they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via the website

15th April, 2014