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Firefighters rush to M54 after reports of smoke that turned out to be from paintball grenade

Firefighters have been called to the M54 westbound due to a fire in open thought to be causing issues for motorway drivers.

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Crews attended at 3.40pm on Saturday and heading to the scene from Telford Central to investigate.

A spokesman for Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service said: "Report of smoke affecting motorway, crews investigating."

However, on arrival it proved to be a false alarm with good intent caused by smoke from a paintball grenade.