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Roads closures remain in place near paper mill fire

Firefighters tackling a serious fire at a paper mill in Birmingham say roads in the area will remain closed for the time being in the interests of public safety.

45 firefighters remain at the scene in Nechells as work has begun to remove debris from the site of Smurfitt Kappa.

Fortunately the wind speed has now dropped, making conditions at the scene less challenging."

– West Midlands Fire Service

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