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Fire crews battle for three hours at large scrap yard blaze

By Jamie Brassington | Kidderminster | News | Published:

A large fire was fought for three hours after breaking out at a scrap yard.

Firefighters tackle the blaze. Photo: SnapperSK

It is unclear how the fire began but police officers also attended the scene alongside firefighters in Kidderminster.

The fire left one van and a number of scrap pieces of metal burnt out following the blaze on Lisle Avenue.

Smoke could be seen billowing into the air as firefighters dosed the flames with water hoses.

Fire crews spent three hours battlign the blaze. Photo: SnapperSK
Police cars were seen at the scene. Photo: SnapperSK

Hereford and Worcester Fire Service urged people to avoid the area to allow crews access to extinguish the fire.

Officials told people to close their doors and windows in the nearby area.

It started just before 7pm last night.

Three police cars from West Mercia Police were also in attendance.

Fire crews remained on site until 9.13pm.

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
Senior Multi-Media Journalist - @JamieB_Star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star. Contact me at jamie.brassington@expressandstar.co.uk.

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