- 7th December, 2015 | 765 views
Cineworld in Flames
100’s of people were evacuated yesterday as a Fire erupted on Birminghams Broad St. Flames leapt into the sky when a sign at Cineworld Broad Street exploded into flames. Eyewitnesses who were at Nandos below the sign saw debris and pieces of the sign falling on the floor.
A spokeswoman for West Midlands Fire Service said that firefighters from Ladywood and Highgate stations tackled the fire. A total of six fire engines were at the scene. The flames were extinguished within half an hour and damping down was taking place.
Cineworld reopened for business at 7.45pm – though Bishopsgate Street remained closed while the debris was removed from the pavement outside of Nando’s.