A TRACTOR was destroyed in a fire near Oswestry.

Firefighters from Oswestry were called to Morton shortly before 5.30pm on Monday (January 21).

A Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "A large tractor 100 per cent destroyed by fire.

"One main jet, two breathing apparatus and one thermal image camera used [during the call out]."

The incident was over by 6pm, and as yet there is no word on the cause of the fire.