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FIRE AT INDUSTRIAL ESTATE OFF HOLYHEAD ROAD, HANDSWORTH

Update at 9:00hrs

West Midlands Fire Service have confirmed that the fire at a disused industrial unit is under control and they do not expect the fire to escalate.  The fire service have scaled down their response. No injuries were reported.  Traffic will now be returning to normal in the area.

No further updates will be provided.

Incident Reported

We have been notified by West Midlands Fire Service of an eight pump fire at an industrial building off the Holyhead Road (A41), Handsworth near the football ground area.  The emergency services are dealing with the fire at scene.  There is the potential for traffic disruption in this area this morning.

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