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Arson probe after Wolverhampton haulage yard fire

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Image caption The fire at the haulage yard spread through several vehicles and shipping containers

A fire that led to explosions being heard across the Black Country is being treated as arson, police have confirmed.

Sixteen lorries and nine shipping containers were damaged at Majors Services Ltd, on Hickman Avenue in Wolverhampton, on Sunday.

About 50 firefighters were sent to deal with the blaze.

West Midlands Fire Service said the fire spread through vehicles parked closely together.

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Image caption About 50 firefighters were sent to deal with the blaze
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Image caption Explosions were heard across the Black Country during the fire

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