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Possible Arson at Great Bolas

Shropshire Fire and Rescue ServiceJust before midnight (21 Nov. 17) Hodnet Fire Crew were called to a straw fire in Great Bolas. Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Incident Report states:

At 23:54 on Tuesday, 21 November, 2017, SFRS Fire Control received a call reporting a fire classified as Fire In Open in Telford.
1 fire appliance was mobilised from Hodnet.
Crews used the following equipment to tackle the fire: Hosereel jet
Fire involving large quantity of straw approximately 10 metres x 25 metres. Two hose reel jets in use to extinguish and damp down fire.

The stop message was received at Wed, 11/22/2017 – 00:52

West Mercia Police LogoThis afternoon West Mercia Police published a Crime Report stating that arson was suspoected and appealed for any one with information to contact them. It reads:

Arson – At 23.54hrs on Tuesday 21.11.17 fire crews attended a fire at Great Bolas, Nr Wellington . A 10m x 25m stack of straw would appear to have been set on fire deliberately.
Anyone with any information should ring 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800555111.
Incident Number: 0018S 221117

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