FIREFIGHTERS were called out to tackle a severe fire in a derelict house in Sedgley yesterday evening (Friday November 20).

Crews from Bilston and Brierley Hill fire stations were called out to put out the flames at the detached property in Beacon Lane, Sedgley, which broke out just before 4pm.

A spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said around 10 firefighters attended the scene after crews were alerted at 3.54pm, and they were in attendance for around 40 minutes.