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Severe Fire At Goodyear In Birmingham
Nearly 100 firefighters have been tackling a huge fire at Goodyear near Fort Shopping in Birmingham
West Midlands Fire Service were on the scene, near the fort retail park for around 5 hours which triggered health concerns for people nearby, will calls for the public to close windows and doors.
No one was hurt, and no tyres caught fire, but it did damage the offices of Goodyear Dunlop on Wingfoot Way
Seven fire engines from around Birmingham, West Bromwich and Sutton Coldfield and two hydraulic platforms were sent to deal with the inferno that was finally put out at around 11.45pm.
Flames and smoke could be seen pouring from the roof, with a large section on the upper level black and burned. (Pics from Michael Scott/West Mids Fire Service)
West Midlands Ambulance Service said no-one was injured in the blaze, but they had sent a hazardous area response team, a paramedic manager and an emergency planner to the scene to assist.
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