Incident on Bull Street, Birmingham City Centre

Crews are currently dealing with an incident on Bull Street in Birmingham City Centre.



Published on 28 March 2023
This incident is closed

Bull Street, Birmingham, UK

At 16:07 on 28 March, crews were mobilised to an incident on Bull Street in Birmingham. We're there with colleagues from West Midlands Police and West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Due to the incident, which is ongoing, Bull Street is currently closed.

The incident has also affected the West Midlands Metro tram services, which cannot pass through Bull Street from either direction. Please follow West Midlands Metro on Twitter for updates regarding tram travel.

Local businesses and residents are asked to avoid the area. Cordons are in effect.

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Updates for this incident


We're able to confirm this incident involves the spillage of an unidentified substance in a 6-storey property on Bull Street.

The affected building was fully evacuated with cordons set up around the area.

Bull Street remains closed and trams are stopped between Corporation Street and Bull Street.

West Midlands Police and West Midlands Ambulance are supporting us at the incident.


We've now concluded our investigations at the scene of this incident.

Our specialised identification teams, working closely with our on-scene crews, were able to confirm that the substance identified was not harmful to the public.

Our crews are currently making up equipment and resources at the scene and are expected to leave shortly.

Road closures will likely be lifted in the near future. Tram operations will also be safe to resume, subject to confirmation by West Midlands Metro.

We'd like to thank our communities for their patience while we worked to keep them and the area safe.

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