Fire off Belgrave Middleway, Birmingham

Six fire crews respond to blaze involving large residential building



Published on 1 June 2023
This incident is closed

Kemble Croft, Birmingham, UK

At 4.45pm on Thursday 1 June we responded to a fire in Kemble Croft / Belgravia Close, off Belgrave Middleway in the Highgate area of Birmingham.

Five fire engines, a 4x4 Brigade Response Vehicle and around 30 firefighters attended, from a number of city fire stations.

A hydraulic aerial platform and a drone team were also mobilised.

The fire involved a large, two-storey residential building, with a number of cars parked nearby.

Hose reels and a main jet were used to tackle the fire.

We also requested the support of police, ambulance and city council colleagues at the scene.

This incident is ongoing. Updates will be added below.

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Everybody has been accounted for.

Firefighters led two people to safety from the building, and 16 others got themselves out.

As of 7pm a number of hotspots remained, but our resources at the scene were being scaled down.


Our crews have made several revisits to the site overnight and this morning (2 June), to check there are no remaining hotspots.

A fire in bushes/trees next to the building is believed to have spread to the roof.

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