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'Severe' Wolverhampton scrapyard blaze investigated

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

A huge scrapyard blaze involving about 30 cars has been brought under control.

The "severe fire" broke out in Wolverhampton at about 19:55 BST on Friday and six fire engines were sent to the scene.

The flames at the metal recycling yard at Bilston Road in Monmore Green were prevented from spreading to surrounding buildings, West Midlands Fire Service said.

The blaze was under control by 03:30 and the cause is being investigated.

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

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