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Firefighters battle blaze at Coseley scrap yard

Around 200 tonnes of scrap metal was alight Credit: ITV Central

Fire crews have been tackling a large blaze at a scrap metal yard near Coseley in Dudley for most of the night.

Around 200 tonnes of waste at the reclamation site on Havacre lane was alight.

Crews have now left and tests will take place later to make sure the fire is out.

Aerial ladder platforms were needed to monitor the fire Credit: ITV Central
Smoke caused trains between Coseley and Wolverhampton to be cancelled last night Credit: ITV Central
Heavy plant machinery was at risk of being consumed by the fire Credit: ITV Central