Recycling plant fire
Incident update - Walsall Road, Perry Barr.
The incident at Premier Waste is now closed. Five hundred tonnes of recycled plastics and paper were involved in the fire and, at its height, we had 75 firefighters in attendance.
Mechanical diggers are being used to turn over the waste and crews are damping down to ensure no further hotspots remain.
All roads in the surrounding areas have now reopened.