Mark Annetts was at work when the distillery factory went up in flames in Oldbury. His wife rang him to tell him what was happening.
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Dry with clear spells this evening, allowing temperatures to quickly fall close to freezing.
Clear spells across southern and eastern parts will lead to a chilly night with a local frost possible.
A video has been posted online by students at Nottingham Trent University showing an alleged intruder stuck in a window of a building.