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West Midlands Fire Service are currently tackling a 'large, serious fire' in Northfield, South Birmingham.

ITV News Central understands crews from 12 fire engines are fighting the fire at a four-storey, empty property at Manor Farm Park on Bristol Road South.

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Firefighters tackle blaze in Wolverhampton city centre

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Factory fire in Horseley Fields Wolv, 6 appliances currently dealing including 2 engines from Wolverhampton & @fallingspark, more to follow

Fire crews are dealing with a factory fire in Wolverhampton city centre.

West MIdlands fire service has tweeted it has six fire engines in attendance on Horseley Fields.

It's not yet clear exactly which buildings are involved. More to follow.

Hotel statement after 200 evacuated in fire alert

The scene on Broad Street in Birmingham city centre this morning Credit: ITV News Central/Chris Halpin

Speaking after around 200 people had to be evacuated from a multi-storey hotel in Birmingham city centre due to a fire in a neighbouring kebab shop this morning, general manager at Hampton by Hilton Matt Hutchings said:

On being alerted to the fire at Food Republic, which is located directly next door, at 6am this morning, we immediately put our fire drill into practice. This involved the evacuation of all guests and staff to the nearby Novotel as a precautionary measure.

The fire broke out in fast food outlet the Food Republic at 6:00am this morning Credit: ITV News Central/Chris Halpin

I can confirm that all guests and staff are safe and accounted for. Indeed, the fire was quickly brought under control and, following advice from the fire services, guests and staff have since returned to the hotel, which is once again fully operational.”

Guests and staff have now returned to the hotel which is operating normally Credit: ITV News Central/Chris Halpin

Video shows major response to fire alert at large hotel

This video shows the major response to a fire at a kebab shop underneath a multi-storey city centre hotel in Birmingham this morning.

Around 200 people had to be evacuated from the Hilton Hampton hotel on Broad Street after a fire broke out in the Food Republic kebab shop at around 06:30am.

Eight fire engines were called to deal with the situation, and the fire service confirmed it had extinguished the fire shortly after 8:00am.

In pictures: major fire response after alert underneath multi-storey hotel in Birmingham

Read more: Two hundred people were in hotel when fire broke out

Two hundred people were in hotel when fire broke out

Around 200 people were evacuated from the Hilton Hampton hotel on Broad Street this morning Credit: ITV News Central/Chris Halpin

Around 200 people had to be evacuated from a hotel in Birmingham city centre this morning after a fire broke out in a kebab shop.

The guests at the Hilton Hampton hotel on Broad Street were alerted at around 06:30am and all were removed from the hotel.

Eight fire engines were needed during the fire alert on Broad Street Credit: ITV News Central/Chris Halpin

Speaking to ITV News Central, the hotel's manager, who did not want to be named, said all guests had got out of the building safely and that they have been moved to other hotels.

Shortly after 8:00am, West Midlands Fire & Rescue service tweeted to say the fire at the Food Republic fast food outlet had been put out.

In pictures: major fire response after alert underneath multi-storey hotel in Birmingham

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Guests describe hotel fire evacuation from 17th floor

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Fire at the #hiltonhampton in broad street. Walking down from the 17th floor aint fun!!!

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There is a fire on Broad Street @bhamupdates smoke and alarms in front of the Hampton by Hilton

Fire at kebab shop now out say fire service

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Fire at The Food Republic on Broad St, #Birmingham now out. Fire crews still at scene. 200+ hotel guests in same building were evacuated.

West Midlands Fire Service has tweeted the fire at a kebab shop which caused an entire hotel to be evacuated this morning is now out.

Guests were moved from the Hilton Hampton hotel on Broad Street at around half past six this morning.

In pictures: major fire response after alert underneath multi-storey hotel in Birmingham

Pictures from scene of city centre hotel evacuation

Fire crews were called to a fire in a kebab shop next tot he Hilton Hampton hotel in Birmingham Credit: ITV News Central/Chris Halpin

A multi-storey city centre hotel was evacuated this morning after a fire in a neighbouring kebab shop.

Guests at the Hilton Hampton Hotel on Broad Street have now been re-housed in other hotels in the city.

The hotel was evacuated as a precautionary measure Credit: ITV News Central/Chris Halpin

The fire broke out a kebab shop underneath the hotel. It's not yet known how the fire started.

Fire officers at the scene on Broad Street this morning Credit: ITV News Central/Chris Halpin
The Hilton Hampton hotel on Broad Street Credit: ITV News Central/Chris Halpin
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