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'Severe fire' tackled at Wolverhampton scrapyard

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Image caption The blaze at the metal recycling yard started at about 19:55 BST

More than 30 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a scrapyard in the West Midlands.

A pile of scrap, mainly about 30 cars, was involved in the "severe fire" at Bilston Road, Monmore Green, Wolverhampton, the fire service said.

The blaze at the metal recycling yard started at about 19:55 BST.

Two fire engines from Wolverhampton and one from Dudley, Bloxwich, Fallings Park and Bilston were deployed to the scene.

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Image caption About 30 scrap cars were involved in the blaze, the fire service said

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