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'Severe' fire at Brierley Hill timber yard tackled

Brierley Hill site Image copyright West Midlands Fire Service
Image caption The fire at Woodstock Timber Supplies started during Saturday afternoon

Twenty firefighters have tackled a "severe" fire at a timber yard in the West Midlands.

The blaze at Woodstock Timber Supplies in Old Bush Street, Brierley Hill, started at about 15:20 BST on Saturday.

The fire, which was accidental, spread to a building but was brought under control by about 17:30.

Two appliances from Brierley Hill and one from Dudley and Haden Cross were sent to the scene, West Midlands Fire Service said.

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Image caption Four appliances were sent to the scene
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Image caption The fire was brought under control by about 17:30 BST
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Image caption The blaze was accidental, the fire service said

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