'Severe fire' at Whitworth Industrial Estate, Bordesley
- 15 November 2012
- From the section Birmingham & Black Country
About 100 firefighters tackled a fire at industrial units in Birmingham overnight.
West Midlands Fire Service was called to the Whitworth Industrial Estate in Venetia Road, Bordesley, at 17:25 GMT on Wednesday.
A spokesman described the fire, which is believed to have badly damaged four single-storey units, as "severe".
Crews are currently damping down the fire and are looking into how it started. Police are also in attendance.
The blaze led to a number of road closures.
The four units, one of which contained cars, were owned by three separate companies.