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Wednesfield High School fire: firefighters discover large amounts of asbestos

25 firefighters are tackling the blaze Credit: @nathancleary

West Midlands Fire Service have reportedly discovered large amounts of asbestos while tackling a blaze at Wednesfield High School.

The cause of the fire at the derelict building on Lakefield Road, Wolverhampton, is still under investigation.

The fire is at a derelict building in Wolverhampton Credit: @nathancleary
The cause of the fire is still under investigation Credit: @nathancleary
Firefighters are bagging up uniforms as large amounts of asbestos have been found Credit: @nathancleary

Fire breaks out at derelict Wednesfield High School building

The fire has broken out at a derelict Wednesfield High School building Credit: Barney Mua

Around 25 firefighters are currently tackling a large fire at a derelict Wednesfield High School building.

There are also five fire engines at the blaze which is on Lakefield Road, Wolverhampton.

It is not yet known what has caused the fire.

Firefighters are currently tackling the blaze Credit: Pete Thomas

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Latest pictures from today's famous Leicester City 5-3 win over Man Utd

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal (second left) reacts on the substitutes bench after seeing his side concede their fifth goal of the game Credit: PA Wire
Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel and team-mate Leonardo Ulloa (right) celebrate victory after the final whistle Credit: PA Wire
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is unable to stop a shot from Leicester City's Esteban Cambiasso, making the score 3-3 Credit: PA Wire
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Leicester City's fans celebrate after Leonardo Ulloa scores their fifth goal of the game Credit: PA Wire

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Five arrests after Port Vale v Barnsley match

Five people were arrested following disorder before and after the Port Vale v Barnsley match at Vale Park on Saturday, 20 September.

Staffordshire Police officers were called to Market Street at around 1.30pm where they made four arrests for affray and violent disorder.

After the match, a police officer was injured and missiles were thrown at other officers.

A 20-year-old man was arrested after the match for criminal damage and public order offences. He remains in custody while the others were released on bail.

Police arrest five people before and after the Port Vale v Barnsely Match Credit: ITV Central News

We are disappointed by the actions of this significant number of so-called fans who attended today's fixture intent on becoming involved in disorder.

– Chief Inspector Neil Hulme
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