Alert: Large fire in Newtown

By on 15/11/2010 in News

Update 8:20: It has been confirmed that the cordon will now be lifted from this incident and no major road closures will remain in place.  Bridge Street West and a section of Hospital Street will remain closed whilst the Fire Service are still in attendance.

7:25 We have been informed of a large fire on Bridge Street West, in the Newtown area of Birmingham.

There is currently a safety cordon of 200m in place and anyone within the area are advised to keep their windows and doors closed. 

This also means a number of roads are currently closed, which include New John Street West, Summer Lane, and New Town Row (A34). 

Please keep up to date with local traffic information via local radio.

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