Fire in Wolverhampton

Firefighters are tackling a blaze in Wolverhampton city centre. Six fire engines were in attendance at its height. It is now under control.

Fire service tweet pictures of Wolverhampton blaze

Starbuzz shisha cafe on St George's Parade Credit: Twitter: @BilstonFire

West Midlands Fire service have tweeted photos inside a cafe in Wolverhampton which has been destroyed by fire.

Crews were called to the Starbuzz shisha cafe on St George's Parade at 9:20am and were met with what they decribed as a 'severe' fire.

Around 30 firefighters were needed to bring the blaze under control, which crews put out by 10:30am.

The cafe was significantly damaged by the fire Credit: Twitter: @BilstonFire

Investigations have now begun to find out how the fire started.

The fire sent plumes of black smoke into the air above Wolverhampton city centre Credit: Twitter: @PerryBarrFire
Previous road closures in the area have now been lifted Credit: Twitter: @PerryBarrFire

BREAKING: Severe fire in Wolverhampton city centre

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6 fire engines currently in attendance at fire in St Georges Parade, Wolverhampton. Further updates to follow...

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Severe fire St Georges Parade Wolverhampton town centre swiftly dealt with by use of aggressive firefighting tactics by attending crews

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