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50 firefighters tackle large factory unit blaze in Dudley

More than 50 firefighters were tackling a large fire at a factory unit in Dudley.

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The fire on Peartree Lane, Dudley. Photo: Tony Hailstone.

People in the area near Peartree Lane in Dudley were advised to keep their windows and doors shut on Tuesday) afternoon as they could be affected by smoke.

Five ambulances were at the scene along with nine fire crews and police and a hazardous materials environmental protection unit.

Express & Star reader Richard Pilsbury sent in this video taken from the top of Wassell Grove:

A spokesperson for West Midlands Fire Service said: "At 1.18pm on Tuesday 6 June, we started to receive 999 calls to a factory unit on fire on Peartree Lane, Dudley.

"Six fire crews initially responded from a number of Black Country fire stations.

A hazardous materials environmental protection unit sent to the scene. Photo: Leighton Bradley.
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