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Almost 20 firefighters tackle 'serious' blaze in Brierley Hill

Almost 20 firefighters were called to tackle a major fire at a two-storey derelict property in the Black Country.

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The fire is on Moor Street, Brierley Hill. Photo: Google

Crews from Brierley Hill, Stourbridge and Haden Cross were called to Moor Street, Brierley Hill, at 1.25pm on Tuesday.

A spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said: "The incident involves a severe fire on the first floor of a two-storey derelict premises, formally known as Brian Hill Haulage.

"Crews in breathing apparatus are using a hose reel jet to tackle the blaze. Good progress is being made."

The fire was confirmed out by about 3.30pm.