Minworth industrial building destroyed by large fire

Building on fire The fire broke out in the early hours of Friday

An industrial site has been destroyed after a fire broke out in a garage in Minworth.

Buildings within 50m (164ft) of the building, on Maybrook Road, have been evacuated.

It follows the discovery of potentially dangerous cylinders, West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service said.

More than 50 firefighters tackled the blaze at its height, and 30 remain on site, along with 10 pumps.

The fire, at Castle Vale Industrials, has been brought under control, a fire service spokesman said.

Garage collapsed Heat caused the steel clad building to collapse

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Birmingham & Black Country

Weather

Birmingham

20 °C 13 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.