Fire at Kenelm Road – final update

By on 25/08/2010 in News

West Midlands Fire Service have confirmed that the 24-hour cooling off period for the acetylene cylinder involved in yesterday’s fire will end at 6pm this evening.

Once the cylinder has been removed from the scene, the cordon will be lifted and residents allowed back into their properties.

No further updates will be given unless there is a change to the plan outlined above.

The Council Emergency Information Line will continue to be available on 0121 303 1101 this evening.

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  1. Lisa says:

    Isn’t that supposed to be ‘Small Heath Leisure Centre’, and not Saltley? I don’t think there is a Saltley leisure Centre and Small Heath Leisure centre is right across the road from Kenelm Road.