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Zion Christian Centre closed after overnight fire

The Zion Christian Centre in Halesowen is closed today after a major fire overnight.

The Zion Christian Centre Credit: Google Street View

At it's height, crews from eight fire engines attended the centre, and the fire service tweeted to say good progress was being made to put out the fire.

Two services at the centre on Little Cornbow which were planned for today, will now no longer take place.

Evacuation as live hand grenade is found in West Bromwich

Residents in a street in West Bromwich had to be evacuated today after a live hand grenade was found.

The street where the hand grenade was found Credit: Google Street View

People living within 25 metres of the explosive were temporary asked to leave their homes in Wyntor Lane while bomb disposal teams safely disposed of the grenade.

West Midlands Police said there were no injuries and no property damage as a result.

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