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Firefighters tackle factory fire in Cannock


Norton Canes fire
Norton Canes fire

Over 30 firefighters are tackling a fire at a factory in Norton Canes near Cannock.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the fire in Norton Green Lane at around 11.45am today (Wednesday August 16).

All workers have been evacuated from the factory and crews from Cannock, Lichfield, Penkridge, Bloxwich, Aldridge and Walsall are in attendance along with the Command Support Unit from Stone.

The fire is located within a hopper and some ducting and crews are using two main jets, working to extinguish the blaze.

Norton Green Lane is closed at this time. Any residents requiring access are asked to speak to fire officers at the location.