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A fire is believed to have been caused deliberately at two barns at Monksfield Farm in Powick, Worcestershire, just off the A449 to Malvern.
The blaze started in the early hours of Saturday morning (3rd September) and has caused considerable damage to the properties.
Officers investigating the incident would like to hear from anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity.
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Investigations into cause of fire at Hickory's suspended until tomorrow. Cause not yet known.
Investigations into what caused a building fire at Hickory's Smokehouse in Wall Heath in Dudley has been called off for the night.
Fire investigators say they still don't know what caused the blaze which started in the early hour's of yesterday morning.
Over 100 firefighters worked to bring it under control but West Midlands Fire and Rescue service reported no-one was hurt.
The A449 remains closed in both directions because of a serious fire that happened in the early hours of the morning at Hickory's Smokehouse.
Last night's severe blaze on Kidderminster Road in Wall Heath involved over 100 firefighters who worked to bring it under control.
Guests from a nearby hotel were evacuated but West Midlands Fire and Rescue service reported no-one was hurt.
No injuries / everyone safe in #wallheath. Fire teams doing an amazing job. Thank you for your support everyone x
The A449 remains closed between A4101 Lodge Lane and B4175 Dudley Road / Enville Road.
Traffic between Kidderminster and Wolverhampton is being affected but diversion are in place. The road could stay closed through rush hour.
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Residents are being urged to keep windows closed as twelve fire crews are at the scene tackling a large blaze on Kidderminster Road in Wall Heath.
The A449 is closed in both directions due to the building fire at Hickory's Smokehouse.
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12 fire crews now tackling severe blaze in Wall Heath - NOT part of exercise.
There is no service on the Great Western Railway between Worcester Foregate St and Hereford. This is due to urgent repairs to the track and a signalling problem.
Trains towards Hereford may terminate at Worcester Foregate Street. This is also affecting London Midland services.
One lane closed and slow traffic due to car fire on M42 Northbound at J2 A441 (Alvechurch / Redditch).
Lane one (of three) closed.
More to follow...
There is very slow traffic due to an accident and rolling road block on M42 Northbound between J3 A435 (Redditch) and J3A M40.
Police have stopped traffic and there are several miles of stationary traffic.