Shed destroyed in Wolverhampton allotment fire

Eight firefighters were called to tackle a shed fire at an allotment in Wolverhampton.

The blaze. Photo: Jenn Rhiannon
The blaze. Photo: Jenn Rhiannon

Two crews from the city turned out to battle the blaze at Booth Field allotment, between Castlecroft and Compton, at 2.38am this morning.

A shed was destroyed and completely engulfed by the flames on the Compton Road West site.

The blaze. Photo: Jenn Rhiannon

A spokesman for the service said: "We received a 999 call at 2.38am this morning to Booth Field allotments on Compton Road West.

"We sent two crews to the scene, a fire engine and a brigade response vehicle.

"An allotment shed has been 100 per cent destroyed by the fire. We used a hose reel jet to put the blaze out."

The fire is believed to have been started accidentally, the service added.

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