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Sandwell Factory Fire

A factory is on fire in Sandwell. 100 firefighters are in attendance at Alcohols Ltd on Crosswell Road in Langley.

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Residents allowed to return home after Oldbury fire extinguished

Nearly 200 residents will be allowed to return to their homes this morning, now that the Oldbury factory fire has been extinguished.

Those that had to leave their homes spent the night in evacuation centres.

Police and fire crews arrived at the scene at 10am yesterday (26th November)

The fire was extinguished at around 3am this morning (27th November).

Roads immediatley around the factory were closed due to the risk of explosion. One man was treated in hospital for burn injuries to his hands and back.

Some roads do still remain closed this morning whilst the emergency services clear the site, they are:

• Crosswells road between the junctions Thompson Road and Bloxcidge Street

• Hall Street

• Vicarage Street

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