70 firefighters have been tackling a massive blaze in Birmingham city centre in the early hours of this morning (September 23)
The fire started on MacDonald Street in the Highgate area of the city, and people have been told to keep away.
Motorists have been warned to avoid the area due to road closures, Birmingham Live reports.
The exact location of the fire has not been confirmed. However, West Midlands Fire Service images suggest that it is close to HT Drinks, an alcoholic beverage wholesaler.
As many as 70 firefighters are trying to stop the blaze from spreading, and are using “two specialist aerial appliances” according to the Fire Service.
West Midland Fire Service tweeted at 5.21am: “Incident currently in progress Macdonald Street, Highgate. 70 Firefighters are currently working with 2 specialist aerial appliances.
“Avoid the area if possible due to road closures. In the vicinity, keep windows and doors locked.
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