Firefighters tackle severe house fire in Shrewsbury

Firefighters were called to a severe house fire in Shrewsbury during the early hours of this morning.

The fire started at the rear of the property and quickly spread. Photo: Chris Pritchard
The fire started at the rear of the property and quickly spread. Photo: Chris Pritchard

Fire crews were called to the property in Albert Gardens off Albert Road in Sundorne at just before 3am.

According to local residents, the fire started at the rear of the property and quickly took hold spreading into and through the interior of the house.

An elderly resident from a neighbouring property was led to safety.

Two other properties were also severely damaged.

Firefighters continue to work at the scene.

The fire quickly spread from the rear to the front of the property. Photo: Chris Pritchard
The fire quickly spread from the rear to the front of the property. Photo: Chris Pritchard
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