Walsall fire crews attended a house fire on Martin Road, after the lightning strike which happened last night.
They shared several photos on social media of the fire which they say was helped to be put out by some damaged water pipes.
West Midlands Fire Service told ITV Central they attended a number of lightning strike related incidents but no one has reported any injuries.
There is slow traffic and delays on the M6 Southbound between J10A (M54) and J8 (M5) in the area where roadworks are taking place.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was left unable to walk with serious leg injuries in a road rage incident in Walsall.
The 54-year-old was driving along Primley Avenue in Alumwell at 2pm on 21 June when a dark green Renault Clio pulled out in front of him and blocked the road.
Both drivers got out of their cars and began to argue with one another, with a third man then joining the argument. The victim was then assaulted by the other two men resulting in the tendons in his legs being torn, a broken knee cap and bruising.
The driver of the Clio is described as white, in his late 20s, around 6ft tall and of slim build. He has short, fair hair and possibly has some facial scarring. The third man who joined in is described as black, in his early 20s, around 5ft 9ins tall and of medium build.
Anyone who witnessed the assault is also urged to call police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Walsall FC fans are continuing to leave tributes outside the club to three Walsall supporters killed in the Tunisian beach resort attack.
19-year-old Joel Richards from Wednesbury was killed in the attack, along with his grandfather Patrick Evans and his uncle Adrian Evans. All three men were supporters of Walsall FC.
Four people were taken to hospital on Monday evening after their car ended up in a river near Walsall Football Club.
The accident happened near Bescot Crescent shortly before 7.40pm and involved one woman in her 30s and three girls aged five, eleven and twelve.
Crews arrived to find a car that had come to rest in a river. All four patients were out of the vehicle and on the embankment, having been helped to safety by passers-by."
The 11-year old girl suffered a suspected fractured leg while the 12-year old girl was treated for back pain, with a neck collar and spinal board being used to treat her.
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West Midlands counter terror officers have charged five people with Syria-related terrorism offences. The two men and three women are all from Walsall. They will appear at Westminster Magistrates court tomorrow.
5 FROM WALSALL CHARGED WITH TERRORISM OFFENCES: 2 men & 3 women from Walsall have been charged with Syria-related terrorism offences.
The 5 will be @ W'minster Mags Crt 16/6/15 accused of charges inc preparing to travel to Syria to engage in terror &helping others to travel
Ayman Shaukat 27 of Pargetter St & Alex Nash 21 of Bentley Rd were arrested last Tues 9/6 along with Nash’s wife Yousma Jan 20 of Bentley Rd
The 2 women Lorna Moore 34 of Glebe St & Kerry Thomason 23 of an undisclosed address were detained in Feb & were on bail until 15/6
Three people from Walsall have been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.
Two men, aged 21 and 27, and one woman, aged 21, were detained at their home addresses at about 6am this morning.
West Midlands Police said the arrests were pre-planned and intelligence led. There was no immediate threat to public safety, police added.
Searches are being carried out at eight associated addresses in the Walsall area and one in Moseley, Birmingham.
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