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One person has been treated by ambulance services at the scene of a fire at a recycling plant in Darlaston, Walsall.
West Ambulance Service has yet to release details of the person's condition.
Loud explosions could be heard from the fire at G&P Batteries on Willenhall Road this afternoon.
50 firefighters are currently tackling the blaze which broke out earlier this afternoon (4 February).
West Midlands Fire Service says lithium batteries are involved in the blaze and firefighters are attempting to protect nearby buildings.
50 firefighters are tackling a blaze at G&P Batteries on Willenhall Road, Walsall.
ITV News Central has been told by eyewitnesses that a number of loud explosions could be heard at the plant.
It is the second time this year a fire has broken out at the factory - the previous one on 14 January saw 60 firefighters in attendance.
Eyewitnesses have told ITV News Central a number of loud explosions could be heard from the fire at G&P batteries in Darlaston, Walsall.
50 firefighters are currently tackling the blaze on Willenhall Road.
50 firefighters are tackling a fire at a battery recycling plant in Darlaston, Walsall.
Fire crews were called to Willenhall Road just before 2.30pm.
More to follow.
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Loud explosions have been heard at the scene of a recycling plant fire in Darlaston, Walsall.