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Police investigating suspected arson attack at farm

Police investigating fire at farm Credit: PA

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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Investigation into Wall Heath fire suspended for the night

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.

Road remains closed after serious fire in Kingswinford

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.

Over 100 firefighters worked overnight to bring the fire under control. Credit: West Midlands Fire Service

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.

Crews remain at the scene continuing to cut away and damp down the building. Credit: Oldbury Fire Station

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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Fire crews tackle large blaze in Kingswinford

Fire crews tackling the roof fire on Kidderminster road Credit: Twitter/West Midlands Fire

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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TRAINS: GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY - WORCESTERSHIRE

No service on Great Western Railway between Worcester Foregate St and Hereford Credit: Fiona Hanson / PA Archive/Press Association Images

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.

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