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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Severe Fire in Smethwick

Fire and rescues crews from Staffordshire are currently supporting colleagues from the West Midlands Fire Service at a severe fire. 

The incident is at a recycling plant on Dartmouth Road in Smethwick.

Firefighters have been tackling the blaze throughout the night which is sending thick black smoke into the local areas.

There are over 35 fire appliances and around 150 firefighters at the scene.

Several fire appliances from Staffordshire have been sent to the incident this morning.

Due to the severity of the fire, it is likely that crews will remain there for several hours.

For more information on the incident please see the West Midlands Fire Service Website www.wmfs.net/