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Firefighters tackle blaze at industrial unit

11/09/2013

Firefighters have tackled a blaze that broke out at an industrial estate in Tamworth.

The Service was alerted to the fire at Two Gates Industrial Estate, Two Gates, at 12.19pm today.

Crews from Tamworth Belgrave, Tamworth Mercia, Needwood, Lichfield, Polesworth, Burton and Stone attended the incident.

They were deployed using breathing apparatus and used one main hoseline jet and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

The blaze was located in an industrial oven within the premises. The firefighters remained at the scene until 2.18pm.

The fire is thought to have been an accidental ignition and is being is being investigated by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.