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Two jailed for killing woman in Birmingham house fire

Two women have been sentenced to a total of 24 years in jail for killing a woman after setting fire to a house in Birmingham.

Nussrat Khatoon from Kings Heath was sentenced to 14 years in prison after setting fire to her former husband's home and killing a woman staying there.

Nussrat Khatoon and Tina Andrews set fire to the house Credit: ITV News Central

Tina Andrews from Small Heath was sentenced to 10 years.

Burnt out window Credit: ITV News Central

Khatoon and her husband divorced four weeks into their marriage and she began a campaign of harassment against him.


Exclusion zone still in place around Nottingham fire

An exclusion zone is still in place as a result of the fire at a paint factory in Bulwell, Nottingham.

Exclusion zone is in place Credit: ITV News Central

A man who came to use the nearby Bulwell Riverside leisure centre has parked on a street inside the zone and has been waiting since midday to get to his car.

Exclusion zone is in place Credit: ITV News Central

Residents whose homes are within the zone are also not being allowed in.

Fire has caused a 200metre hazard zone Credit: ITV News Central

Nottingham trams replaced by buses during fire


Due to a lineside fire we are unable to run trams between Highbury Vale and Bulwell. A Bulwell - Hucknall shuttle is running.


Replacement buses currently being arranged between Wilkinson St and Bulwell. Phoenix park line is not affected and running as normal.


Replacement buses are still operating between Phoenix Park and Bulwell where trams continue to Hucknall due to a fire close to the line.


Chief Fire Officer Calls for review of sky lanterns

The Chief Fire Officer of Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is calling for an urgent review of sky lanterns, also known as Chinese Lanterns, after a “devastating fire” at a caravan park last week.

The incident, on Sunday, November 24th at Croft Farm Leisure Park, Bredons Hardwick, Worcestershire, destroyed more than 80 towing caravans and mobile homes in storage.

Although firefighters stopped the fire from spreading to a 2,000 litre LPG storage vessel, the damage caused to the site and the caravans was severe. Both HWFRS and Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service deployed a significant amount of fire engines to bring the blaze under control.

Factory fire shuts down tram & train lines in Nottingham

Map showing the location of the fire at a pallet and paint factory in Bulwell. Credit: ITV News Central

A fire at a paint and pallet factory in Bulwell in Nottingham has closed tram and tram lines next to the blaze.

The fire at a unit on Coventry Road broke out at around 11:30am, and more than 30 fire fighters are continuing to tackle the flames.

Surrounding homes have been evacuated because of the risk gas cylinders at the factory could explode.

Evacuation is a 'precaution', say Nottinghamshire Fire


Station Manager Richard Ellis, Hazardous Materials Officer: “We’d ask people who haven’t been evacuated to keep doors and windows closed."


Stn Mgr Richard Ellis: "Its a precaution because we’re dealing with a deep-seated fire & an acetylene cylinder is involved." #Bulwell #fire

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