Fire crews were called out after a car caught fire on a driveway in Oswestry.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to School View in Oswestry after finding a car in flames this afternoon (July 1).

Fire crews from Ellesmere and Oswestry were called to the scene after it was initially reported that it was a house fire.


The crews quickly put out the fire which had consumed around half of the vehicle.

A spokesperson for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 12:42pm on Monday, July 1, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Fire Control received a call reporting a fire classified as House Fire.”

“Two fire appliances were mobilised from Ellesmere and Oswestry. An Operations officer was in attendance.

"Crews used Breathing Apparatus (BA), a Hosereel jet and Positive Pressure Ventilation to tackle the fire.

“One vehicle on driveway 50% involved in fire. No fire spread to property.”