Police have confirmed they are treating a fire at a shop on Kings Heath High Street as suspicious.
The road will remain closed for the rest of the day after firefighters were called out just after 5am this morning.
The Cash Converters shop has been destroyed in the blaze. Nobody has been injured.
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