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Sports Birmingham fire: Smoke from Tyseley blaze visible from miles away

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAt its height, more than 10 fire appliances were sent to the scene as crews struggled to bring it under controlA huge blaze has broken out at an industrial site, with plumes of smoke visible for miles across Birmingham.More than 100 firefighters are tackling the "severe" fire…
Sports Birmingham fire: Smoke from Tyseley blaze visible from miles away

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Media captionAt its height, extra than 10 fire house equipment had been despatched to the scene as crews struggled to elevate it below control

A huge blaze has broken out at an industrial scheme, with plumes of smoke visible for miles all over Birmingham.

Extra than 100 firefighters are tackling the “excessive” fire at a plastics factory on Tyseley Industrial Estate.

West Midlands Fire Carrier stated: “This incident will closing into the evening. Please dwell away from the assign and relieve house windows and doors closed whenever you stay nearby.”

Smoke from the fire would possibly furthermore be seen within the metropolis centre as effectively as at Birmingham Airport and in Hall Green and Solihull.

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Media captionSmoke from the blaze will be seen as a long way-off as Bromsgrove

The service first and main stated 10 fire engines and specialist house equipment had been at the fire which broke out early on Monday evening, but extra crews had been known as to the scene as the blaze grew.

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The smoke billowed over buildings in Tyseley

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Smoke from the fire turned into as soon as pictured about three miles away, within the trim suburb of Kings Heath

Stir operators reported heavy congestion on the roads within the surrounding assign with Warwick Road and Stratford Road in Sparkhill and Tyseley “severely affected”.

Bus passengers had been warned to search info from delays to all services and products within the assign.

One lady tweeted: “We are in a position to see this from Moseley. Hope your crews are OK, it appears horrendous”.

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A industry hub tweeted americans would possibly see “thick dusky smoke belching from an industrial fire in Tyseley”

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Commuters shared photos of the fire on social media

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