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Major fire on Tamworth industrial estate

Lichfield Road industrial estate Credit: Google Maps

More than fifty firefighters are dealing with a major factory fire at a building on Lichfield Road Industrial Estate in Tamworth.

The report was received at around 10.10am today, Wednesday 11 March.

There are no reported injuries but a number of nearby business premises have been evacuated as a safety precaution. Residents living nearby have been asked to stay indoors and to keep their windows and doors closed to avoid smoke inhalation.

Anyone who begins to suffer from breathing difficulties or irritation is advised to contact paramedics.

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