Birmingham supermarket car park fire damages 10 vehicles

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image captionThe fire is believed to have been accidental

Ten cars were damaged in a fire at a supermarket car park in Birmingham, according to firefighters.

West Midlands Fire Service sent crews to Morrisons, in Hagley Road, just after 15:30 GMT on Saturday.

The store was fully evacuated. The fire's starting point is under investigation, but it is believed to have been accidental.

A man, 25, was treated for the effects of breathing in smoke, the service added.

It said the fire had been dealt with by 16:35 and the store reopened fully, although an area of the car park was cordoned off.

The fire service said a BMW X5, a VW Golf, a Mercedes E-Class and a Honda Civic were among the vehicles that were damaged.

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