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Firefighters tackle Brierley Hill underground blaze

Dudley | News | Published:

Smoke rose from a manhole cover in a road near Brierley Hill this morning after an underground fire.

Firefighters were called to Barbrook Drive, in Amblecote, at around 9.30am, to tackle the blaze.

Firefighters tackle a fire coming from an underground electrical cable, in Barbrook Drive, Amblecote, picture: Stourbridge Fire Station

Crews from Stourbridge fire station used a cardon dioxide extinguisher to put out the flames coming from a junction box.

The pavement had been cordoned off during the incident.

The fire service have now left Barbrook Drive, and the scene is in the hands of the electric board.

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