Serious threat at Shrewsbury Flower Show

Murray MacGregor – Friday 11th August 2023 – 8.45pm.  

Ambulance staff are working with emergency services colleagues at The Quarry in Shrewsbury, where the Shrewsbury Flower Show is currently being held, after an anonymous call making a serious threat.

Three paramedic officers and the Hazardous Area Response Team are currently at the location.  

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “There have been no patients so far.

“As a precaution, West Mercia Police have put a cordon in place and areas of the park are being evacuated.   

“Please avoid the area at present and follow the advice from police officers at the scene.  

“Tonight’s firework display has been cancelled as a precaution.”    


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