A van fire on the Stourbridge Road in Halesowen this morning has caused traffic chaos.

The blaze began just after 8am this morning and fire crews rushed to Stourbridge Road extinguish the fire.

The Stourbridge Road was closed causing tailbacks towards Halesowen town centre and Cradley.

Local resident Sally Taylor said: "The fire caused traffic problems throughout Halesowen and it was shocking to see a fireball on the street."