A house in Birmingham has been gutted by a fire caused by cannabis growth in the loft.

West Midlands Fire Service said the neighbouring property also had to be evacuated by crews, who were called to the blaze on Land Lane in Marston Green at 1.20am on Sunday morning.

No one was injured in the fire, the fire service added.

The roof was destroyed by the fire, caused by cannabis growth in the loft. Credit: Twitter / Sheldon Fire Station