Residents on the new CALA estate in Barnt Green reported being shaken from their sleep by two explosions on the site shortly before midnight on August 17.
Firefighters had to force their way into an Alvechurch flat after a villager went out, leaving a chip pan on.
A working fire alarm and quick action by fire crews may have saved a historic row of houses in Alvechurch from serious damage.
A working smoke alarm and quick action by fire crews saved a historic row of houses in Alvechurch from serious damage.
Investigators are trying to find the cause of a fire that ripped through the first floor and roof of a house in Barnt Green and took 60 firefighters all night to bring under control.
VILLAGERS are being reminded to test their smoke alarms following a serious house fire in Alvechurch in the early hours of the morning.
The Barnt Green Scout and Guide appeal was given a £1,000 boost by a Canadian youngster who heard about the group’s plight while in England for the jamboree celebrating 100 years of scouting.