Birmingham hearth: Massive blaze breaks out at Tyseley industrial estate

Birmingham fire: Huge blaze breaks out at Tyseley industrial estate

A huge fire has damaged out at a plastics manufacturing facility in Birmingham, sending “harmful fumes” into the air and large columns of smoke that could be found from miles away.

Hearth chiefs reported the blaze would past into the night as much more than 100 firefighters tackled it.

People today throughout the town saw thick, black plumes of smoke growing from the web site.

Ambulance crews also rushed to the scene at Tyseley Industrial Estate, but there are no reports however of any casualties.

The West Midlands Fire Assistance, which said it experienced gained substantial figures of phone calls, despatched 10 appliances plus specialist appliances.


Police warned of dangerous fumes, and fireplace chiefs recommended people to keep doorways and windows closed, in spite of the heatwave.

The smoke brought about serious congestion on roads in the region, with buses badly delayed. It could be noticed from as far as Birmingham Airport, the city centre, Solihull and Edgbaston.

The ambulance service’s hazardous reaction crew is also at the scene.

The induce of the fire is not however crystal clear.

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