70 firefighters now tackling bowling alley blaze


Strykers update, now 12 appliances and approximatley 70 fire fighters building is a void premises, crew battling to bring fire under control


Stryker fire update 1 Hydraulic platform and multiple jets r in use, Fire has broken through roof, crews working hard to bring under control

West Midlands Fire service say they're dealing with a large blaze at a disused bowling alley in Wolverhampton.

The Stryker's bowling alley closed in October and there have since been reports of metal thefts from the site.

The fire service says it's not believed anyone was in the building at the time, but the flames have now broken through the building's roof.

Services on nearby train lines are delayed because of large amounts of smoke in the area.

It's not believed any neighbouring buildings are under threat, but the fire service is expected to be there for some time.

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Large bowling alley blaze treated as arson

A large fire that broke out at a disused bowling alley in Wolverhampton on Sunday is being treated as arson. At its height more than 70 firefighters tackled the blaze at the Strykers bowling alley on Shaw Road.