Emergency teams were called out after a major crash near Oswestry saw two car catch fire.

Fire crews, ambulance teams and the Midlands Air Ambulance were called out after receiving reports of a road traffic collision yesterday evening (June 10) that saw two cars in flames.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out to the B5068 at Pentre Morgan and were assisted by teams from North Wales Fire and Rescue Service.

According to Shropshire Fire and Rescue “all persons were accounted for” after the crash and left in the care of the Ambulance Service.


Medical teams were on site from both West Midlands Ambulance service and from Midlands Air Ambulance.

A spokesperson for Shropshire Fire and Rescue service said: “At 7.20pm on Monday, June 10, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Fire Control received a call reporting that a Road Traffic Collision had taken place in Oswestry.

“The Road traffic collision involved two vehicles. Both vehicles were 100 per cent involved in the fire.

“One of the vehicles was electric. Crews wearing four breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

“All persons were accounted for, and left in the care of West Midlands Ambulance Service. Crews were assisted by North Wales Fire Service.

“Four fire appliances were mobilised from Ellesmere and Wellington. An Operations officer was in attendance.

“Crews used Breathing Apparatus (BA),Environment agency equipment and Hosereel jet to deal with the incident.

“Also at the scene of the incident were the Air Ambulance, the Land Ambulance Service and the Police.”

The condition of those involved is unclear at this time.