Birmingham City struck by fire with site ‘closed until further notice’

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Blues have confirmed a fire broke out at Wast Hills Training Ground last night – here’s everything we know so far.

Birmingham City’s facilities have suffered damage as a result of fire, as flames were discovered at Wast Hills Training Ground during the early hours of this morning.

Blues have announced Wast Hills will be closed until further notice, with all staff and players contacted.

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A club statement reads: “Hereford and Worcester Fire Service attended the scene and remain on site following the discovery during the early hours of Friday 3 March. No one was injured.

“The Club will continue to liaise with the emergency services and will make no further comment at this time.”

Whether or not players will train elsewhere ahead of Saturday’s game away at Wigan Athletic remains to be seen. The extent of the damage is also unknown at this stage.

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