About 40 firefighters tackled a severe blaze at an industrial unit in the West Midlands.

More than half of the trade wholesalers on Birmingham Road, West Bromwich, was damaged by smoke and fire.

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The fire, in offices at the two-storey building, started at 04:25 BST, and eight engines were deployed at its height.

The cause of the blaze, which was put out at about 06:10, is not known, according to the fire service.

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Three fire crews were still at the scene helping with investigations.

Two fire engines from West Bromwich and crews from Smethwick, Handsworth, Oldbury, Wednesbury, Ladywood and Tipton were sent.

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