Hereford & Worcester

Blackpole Trading Estate scrap metal fire probed

The fire
Image caption The fire broke out at about 20:42 BST on Tuesday at the Blackpole Trading Estate

An investigation has been launched after a fire on a trading estate in Worcester.

The fire, which broke out at about 20:42 BST on Tuesday at the Blackpole Trading Estate, destroyed about 60 scrap vehicles, tyres and heavy machinery, Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue said.

Six engines tackled the blaze which was brought under control at 22:55.

Image caption The blaze destroyed about 60 scrap vehicles

The service said it was investigating the cause of the fire.

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