West Bromwich fire: Severe blaze at industrial unit
About 40 firefighters tackled a severe blaze at an industrial unit in the West Midlands.
More than half of the trade wholesalers on Birmingham Road, West Bromwich, was damaged by smoke and fire.
A ground-floor stock room at the two-storey building was destroyed in the fire, which began at 04:25 BST. Eight engines were deployed at its height.
The cause of the blaze, which was put out at about 06:10, is not known, according to the fire service.
The fire service said investigations were ongoing into the cause and it was helping employees deal with smoke damage.
Two fire engines from West Bromwich and crews from Smethwick, Handsworth, Oldbury, Wednesbury, Ladywood and Tipton were sent.