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Last Updated: Sunday, 20 June, 2004, 08:45 GMT 09:45 UK
Factory destroyed in major fire
A factory has been destroyed in a major fire at a Birmingham industrial estate.

The blaze broke out at premises used to store polystyrene on the Key Industrial Estate in Erdington on Saturday night.

The fire then spread to a number of neighbouring factories on the estate on Kingsbury Road.

More than 100 firefighters tackled the flames and police warned residents living nearby to stay indoors and keep their windows closed. It was thought the smoke could have been harmful.

The fire was eventually brought under control and residents were given the all clear.


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