Cannabis factory found after fire crew called to blaze in Wolverhampton
Dozens of cannabis plants were discovered by firefighters after they were called to reports of a blaze in Wolverhampton.
A total of 65 plants were found in Burnham Avenue, Oxley, on Sunday.
Firefighters discovered the cannabis farm after being called to a reported fire at the house just off Stafford Road.
It is not yet clear whether or not anything was on fire when crews arrived. West Midlands Fire Service has been contacted for comment.
A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "We were called to Burnham Avenue in Wolverhampton just before 5.30am on Sunday, where the fire service had discovered a cannabis factory after initially being called to a reported fire.
"Around 45 mature plants and 20 dried plants were removed by officers.
"Enquiries continue and anyone with information is asked to contact us via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk 8am - midnight or call 101 anytime.
"Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111. Quote crime reference 20WV/187948M/20."
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