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PHOTO: Lightning strike over Shropshire

Lightning strike captured over Ironbridge in Shropshire last night Credit: Mchale Morris / @MchaleMorris

Large parts of the Midlands were hit by another night of thunder and lightning last night.

This photograph was captured in Ironbridge, Shropshire.

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River pollution avoided after Ironbridge fire

The Environment Agency have left the scene of a fire at Ironbridge Power Station, in Shropshire, after assisting Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Fire at Ironbridge Power Station is 'under control'

Ironbridge Power Station, Shropshire Credit: Nick Potts/PA

The fire at Ironbridge Power Station, which broke out at around 6am this morning, has now been brought 'under control'.

Roxanne Postle, Press Officer for E.ON - who own the plant in Shropshire - said:

"We can confirm that there was a fire at Ironbridge Power Station in the turbine hall early this morning. The fire service is on site and the issue has been brought under control. No one was injured during the incident and we will be conducting a full investigation."


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