Fire crews battle fire which destroys HGVs

A fire in Wolverhampton has destroyed several heavy goods vehicles and their containers.

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Wolverhampton HGVs fire 'believed to be deliberate'

A fire in Wolverhampton that destroyed several HGVs at a depot is believed to be deliberate and police are now looking into it.

Credit: Dudley Fire Station

Fire crews received the 999 call of a fire at 1.37am Sunday morning. A blaze had broken out at on a scrapyard on Hickman Avenue in Eastfield in Wolverhampton.

Eight fire engines with 40 fighters were at scene. Crews used five main water jets and a hydraulic platform to tackle the fire.

16 heavy goods vehicles and 9 large shipping containers were destroyed in the blaze and there was heat damage to adjacent an workshop.

The final stop message came through at 12.5am Monday morning. Fire crews left the scene around 1am Monday morning.

Incident believed to be deliberate and police no looking into it.

– Matthew Smith from West Mids Fire service

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