Hereford & Worcester

Redditch industrial estate fire tackled by crews

Redditch fire Image copyright Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue
Image caption The fire started at about 12:20 BST

Firefighters have tackled a blaze at a tyre business on an industrial estate in Redditch.

The fire is believed to have started in workshops on Pipers Road at about 12:20 BST. One person was treated for facial injuries.

Smoke could be seen from several miles away and emergency services advised people to avoid the area.

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue said the fire had now been brought under control.

At its height, five crews were at the scene, including two from Warwickshire.

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