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Fire at derelict West Bromwich College building

West Bromwich College fire
Image caption Fire crews were called to the old West Bromwich College building at 19:20 BST
West Bromwich College fire
Image caption Parts of West Bromwich High Street and Lodge Road have been closed off
West Bromwich College fire
Image caption The fire has destroyed the roof of the old West Bromwich College building

About 40 firefighters are tackling a blaze at a derelict school building in the West Midlands.

The fire has destroyed the roof of the old West Bromwich College building on Lodge Road.

Fire crews were called to the scene at about 19.20 BST. West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service said it was too early to confirm how it started.

West Midlands Police said part of West Bromwich High Street, Lodge Road and other nearby roads had been closed.

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