1,000 tonnes of hay burn in three fires near Shrewsbury
Fire crews have been tackling the flames for more than five hours this morning after they were called at around 4.20am.
Three separate fires were started in two nearby fields in Uffington, around two miles away from Shrewsbury town centre.
Five fire engines from Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth and Tweedale were sent to the fields where approximately 1,000 tonnes of hay was alight.
Shrewsbury Fire Station tweeted several pictures of the blazes, including one of all three with the caption "Red sky in the morning!"
Firefighters advised people to avoid the area where possible.
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