Viewers' pictures from Smethwick fire

Smoke has risen 6.000ft in the air Credit: Martin Potter
The fire started at a recycling plant Credit: Martin Potter
More than 200 firefighters are tackling the blaze Credit: Martin Potter


Smethwick blaze CCTV released

West Midlands Fire Service has released CCTV footage of the moment it believes a Chinese lantern floated into a recyling centre in Smethwick, starting a huge blaze