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Fire at Bilston Industrial Estate

On Monday evening a major fire broke out at an industrial estate on Millfields Roads, Ettingshall.

At 9:35pm on Monday evening a fire broke out at an industrial estate on Millfields Roads,  Ettingshall. The flames ripped through a building housing paints and detergents and attempts to bring the fire under control were impeded by aerosols which exploded in the heat.  Fire fighters used breathing apparatus and water from the nearby canal to tackle the blaze.

The noise and rumblings from the fire were felt by residents as far away as Ashmore Park which led to rumours on Facebook and Twitter that it was either the Tata Steel factory or the Fireworks factory in Wednesfield that had gone up in flames.

Fire crews were still on site this morning dampening down the buildings and there are road closure in the immediate vicinity. An investigation into the cause of the blaze will be carried out and there are no reports of any injuries.

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Image courtesy @i_am_mouse (via twitter)

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