Spring Road, Ettingshall, Wolverhampton, UK
Shortly after 4.05pm on Friday 13 October, we responded to an incident on Spring Road, Ettingshall, Wolverhampton.
Seven fire engines and a 4×4 brigade response vehicle responded, crewed by 42 firefighters.
This was a fire in the front yard of a builders merchant, involving approximately 35 tonnes of timber and a forklift truck.
Firefighters were at the scene for several hours, and extinguished the fire before hecking for hotspots with a thermal imaging camera.
Spring Road was closed by police for a time but reopened when firefighting operations ended..
We left the scene at 10.49pm.
A crew returned to the site twice through the night and into Saturday morning to check for hotspots, but none were found.
We believe this fire started accidentally.