A major fire has broken out in Kidderminster with over 40 firefighter attending to the incident.Read the full story ›
Plans to merge parts of the police and fire service have been welcomed by Northamptonshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Adam Simmonds.
The Home Office is looking at whether the two emergency services could share sections of their operations like support staff and IT systems as a money saving technique.
Unions say the services should remain separate.
Commissioner Simmonds says he welcomes the sharing of facilities but doesn't want to see the two organisations run by the same person.
Commuters in Staffordshire are being warned to expect delays on the M6 this afternoon after a lorry burst into flames.Read the full story ›
Local residents have been tweeting their photos of a fire which broke out at a car workshop in Kingsthorpe.Read the full story ›
Local emergency services have been providing updates on the development of a fire in Kingsthorpe.
East Midlands Ambulance service told ITV News Central that they were called to the scene but that there were no patients requiring treatment.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area of Ruskin Road, Kingsthorpe following a fire at a garage this afternoon: http://t.co/DnUzQceav9
Ruskin Road remains closed following fire. Other road closures have now been lifted.
Firefighters are this afternoon at the scene of a fire in the Kingsthorpe area of Northampton. Smoke has been seen billowing over the area. People are being told to avoid the Harborough Road area
West Midlands Fire Service have released dramatic photos showing the aftermath of today's fire at the Wholesale Market in Digbeth.
Forty firefighters battled to put out the blaze which gutted the inside of the market.
Market trader Parmjit Bhogal told ITV News Central that traders could barely see each other because of the smoke caused by the fire. He also said that the damage will cost him 'a lot of money'.
Forty fighters were deployed to tackle the blaze, which has caused serious damage to the Wholesale Market.
ITV Central's Andy Bevan has sent us his latest pictures from the scene at the Wholesale Market.
The fire at the Wholesale Market in Digbeth has been put out but firefighters remain on the scene damping down the remains, according to West Midlands Fire Service.
The fire was put out using main jets and firefighters in breathing apparatus.
All ambulance services have now been cleared from the scene after one person was treated for smoke inhalation and discharged on site.