Firefighters tackling blaze in Smethwick involving 20 tons of scrap metal

The fire is on Rabone Lane in Smethwick. Credit: Google Images

Firefighters are currently tackling a blaze involving around 20 tons of scrap metal in Smethwick.

West Midlands Fire Service say roughly 20 firefighters are working to put out the flames at a premises on Rabone Lane.

Local bus routes have been affected - the National Express route 54 may experience "slight delays" around the area.

More follows.