Firefighters tackle Brierley Hill underground blaze

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

Firefighters tackle Brierley Hill underground blaze

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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