'Severe' blaze at UK paper mill

Around 100 firefighters are currently tackling a "severe" blaze at a 150-year-old Smurfit Kappa paper mill in Birmingham, West Midlands Fire Service has said.

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Fire expected to burn for days after paper mill blaze

The tens of thousands of tons of cardboard at a paper Mill near Birmingham is expected to keep burning for days after a fire.

Firefighters continue to try and douse the flames at a paper mill. Credit: Phil Barnett/PA Wire

More than 70 firefighters are still tackling the blaze over a seven-acre area at the Smurfit Kappa paper mill in the Nechells area of Birmingham.

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