Firefighters work to get blaze at factory under control

20 firefighters are still at the scene in Wolverhampton

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Investigators believe huge factory fire was started deliberately

Fire investigators believe a huge factory blaze in Wolverhampton last week was started deliberately.

Investigators believe this fire was started deliberately Credit: West Midlands Fire Service

More than 100 firefighters attended the fire on Wobaston Road in Fordhouses during the night on Wednesday 25 January.

The fire involved an entire factory and its stores of paper, plus a significant amount of stored chemicals.

Watch: Firefighters tackle major factory fire


Watch: Firefighters tackle major factory fire

More than 100 firefighters were involved in tackling a factory fire in Wolverhampton over night.

The fire broke out at the site of Alliance Paper and Tissue off Wobaston Road, with fire crews from Smethwick tweeting a video of the flames.

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