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Suspected Arson Attack at Former Midlands College

Firefighters were called to a suspected arson attack at a derelict building which used to be part of the Bilston Community College. Around 20 firefighters from Bilston, Willenhall, Bloxwich, Tettenhall and Fallings Park attended the incident just after midnight on Monday 7th October. The fire affected around a third of all three floors within the […]

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Coventry Supermarket Evacuated

A fire broke out on the Alvis retail park, Coventry forcing a Morrison’s supermarket to be evacuated on Saturday 21st September. The fire which was attended by a unit from Coventry Central Fire station is believed to have taken place in the electrical plant room at the store. The evacuation took place shortly before 3 […]

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Cash Machine Stolen During Midlands Ram-Raid

A cash machine was stolen on Saturday 5th October 2019 after a convenience store was targeted by ram-raiders in Halesowen, Dudley. The incident occurred during the early hours of the morning. A vehicle was later recovered with the stolen cash machine inside. A spokesman for the force released the following statement; “CCTV is being reviewed […]

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Midlands Restaurant Forced to Close After Fire

A popular restaurant in Wolverhampton city center has been forced to temporarily close after a fire occurred on Monday 23rd September 2019. Firefighters were called to Bilash on Cheapside, Wolverhampton following a 999 call shortly after 5 PM. Damage from the fire was contained to the kitchen, which was eventually put out at 7 PM. […]

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Midlands Gang Found Guilty of Theft

Three men are waiting to be sentenced at Wolverhampton Crown Court after a jury found them guilty of conspiring to rob the Hyperama wholesale warehouse, West Bromwich in April 2018. The warehouse was targeted at closing time by masked robbers, armed with a gas-powered air pistol and a baseball bat. During the theft staff were […]

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Arson Probe After Midlands Factory Fire

On Sunday 18th August 2019, a fire broke out at a former commercial unit on Saltwells Road, Dudley that affected 20% of the building. The incident occurred at 4.10 AM, with crews from Dudley, Brierley Hill, Haden Cross and Tipton attending the scene within 5 minutes. The fire ripped through the roof of the factory […]

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Birmingham Kebab House Suffers Devastating Blaze

Saqib Kebab House on Lozells Road, Birmingham suffered a devastating fire at 5 PM on the 23rd April 2019, which originated from the range above an oven. The incident was attended by West Midlands Fire Service and West Midlands Police, with several roads around the property being closed while fire crews extinguished the fire. Eight […]

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