Stoke & Staffordshire

Brewood homes evacuated for severe fire

Fifteen people were evacuated from their homes in Staffordshire following a severe fire in an outbuilding.

The fire started at about 14:00 BST in an outbuilding in Sparrows End Lane, Brewood.

A 200m cordon was erected due to the presence of three gas cylinders inside the building.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service said the cause of the fire was unknown. The fire was expected to be put out by the early evening.

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