A SMELL of gas at Oswestry’s McDonald’s Restaurant on Wednesday afternoon was enough for Shropshire firefighters to be called out.

One crew from the town was sent to the fast-food outlet in Shrewsbury Road before 5.45pm after a report of a gas or chemical smell.

Upon arrival, firefighters found no evidence of any leaks and a Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) spokesman confirmed no further action was taken.


They said: “There was a call to a smell of gas or chemicals.

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“A full inspection was carried out by fire service personnel with no obvious smell of gas or chemicals.

“Advice was given to staff.”

A stop message was sent to SFRS control confirming no further support was required at 6.35pm.