A 250 year old oak tree will have to be felled after a fire in its trunk on Sunday (19th May).
Firefighters from Ladywood were called to Cannon Hill Park to the tree fire, which was some distance from the road for access.
When they arrived, the tree trunk had been hollowed out by the blaze.
Firefighters from @LadywoodFire responded to this last night in Cannon Hill Park – a fire in the trunk of a 250-year-old oak tree. Sadly, the tree will now need to be felled. pic.twitter.com/XMCbp7EVi7
— West Midlands Fire (@WestMidsFire) May 20, 2019