The sonic boom heard throughout the Midlands was created by two Typhoon jets from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire.
More top news
Smoke could be seen for miles around, and eyewitnesses reported hearing 'multiple explosions' after the fire broke out this afternoon.
Nick Boles had previously come out in support of Boris Johnson, who stepped aside after being criticised by his fellow Leave campaigner.
Rain tonight with heavy showers to come