Large Fire on Cannock Chase

Large Fire on Cannock Chase

Firefighters are currently tackling a large grassland fire close to Severn Springs with nobody being reported injured at this time.

Crews were called at 3.07pm today (Friday 22 April) to  Meadow Lane, Little Haywood, Stafford, following reports of visible smoke.

Firefighters from Rising Brook, Stafford, Cannock, Penkridge and a water carrier are currently at the scene of the fire on the A513 Milford Road just before Wolseley Bridge.

Traffic sensors show there are no delays in the area but it maybe best to avoid it if you can.

The fire currently measures approximately 600 metes by 600 metres.

Nearby residents are advised to keep their windows and doors closed as a precautionary measure.

 

Picture from: https://twitter.com/StaffsFire

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