Fire breaks out in shops and flats on Stratford Road, Birmingham

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Ten crews have been tacking a fire which broke out in a row of shops and flats in Birmingham.

The blaze, on Stratford Road, Sparkbrook,  was reported at 13:52 GMT.

West Midlands Fire Service said it was not aware of any injuries, but was carrying out a search of the buildings. The road is closed both ways from Bordesley Middleway to Long Street.

West Midlands Police said the fire was not currently being treated as suspicious.