Fire crews have tackled a blaze at a factory unit in Cradley Heath this morning.
The firefighters arrived on Doulton Road just before 4am, and found a derelict factory unit alight.
They spent an hour putting out the fire, and a third of the building has been damaged.
A body has been discovered in a burnt out car near Cradley Heath railway station.
Police were alerted to the find at around 9:20pm last night. An investigation is now underway.
The identity of the body is yet to be identified due to the severity of the fire.
A post-mortem examination is due to take place tomorrow.
The death is being treated as unexplained.
Lisa Blakeway explains how proud she is of her son for gritting an icy path near his home.
Jordan Blakeway found the path impassable after the cold weather covered it in ice. Elderly residents and parents use the route regularly to reach the bus station and shopping centre.
They are calling him 'a local hero'.
Jordan Blakeway, took it upon himself to grit an impassable path near his home in Cradley Heath.
On Monday night he noticed it was icy and on Tuesday morning, set out at 7am to grit the path before he went to school.
Local residents who use the route regularly have called him 'a local hero'.