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'Severe' fire hits Kidderminster house with one casualty and neighbouring homes evacuated

Firefighters dealt with a "severe fire" at a terraced property in Kidderminster overnight.

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The blaze was described as "severe".

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service Fire Control responded to the incident at 00.15am on Friday morning (May 19).

A crew from Kinver managed to extinguish the blaze, which they described as "severe."

Neighbouring properties were evacuated before being checked for "fire spread."

One casualty was treated at the scene.

More to follow.