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Aston factory unit fire: Five fire crews sent to scene

Priory Road in Aston Image copyright Google
Image caption It is not yet known who owns the building, West Midlands Fire Service said

A fire broke out at a large derelict factory unit close to scene of a similar blaze.

People reported seeing smoke coming from the building on Priory Road in Aston, Birmingham, at about 10:25 BST, the fire service said.

Five crews tackled the blaze, bringing it under control by 13:30 BST, West Midlands Fire Service said.

It is not yet known who owns the building, on the same road as another unit which caught fire in August.

An investigation is under way.

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