Warehouse Fire In Coventry

There's been a fire at a warehouse at Siskin Drive, Coventry. 15 fire engines are in attendance.

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Coventry fire: man arrested on suspicion of arson

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a large fire at a timber warehouse on Siskin Drive in Coventry.

The 48-year-old man was arrested shortly before 10am this morning in connection with last night's fire which detectives are treating as suspicious.

The road will be closed all day while emergency crews stay at the scene and motorists are being advised to avoid the area.

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Coventry warehouse fire in pictures

Smoke from the fire could be seen as far away as Tamworth Credit: ITV Central
At the fire's height more than 90 firefighters were needed to control the flames Credit: ITV Central
Fire engines from West MIdlands Fire Service and Warwickshire Fire & Rescue were needed Credit: ITV Central
Fire fighters on an aerial ladder platform Credit: ITV Central

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