A large fire has broken out in a Dunelm store on the Orchard Retail Park, in the Willenhall area of Coventry.

The BBC has reported that the store has suffered “extensive damage”. About 15 fire engines were sent to tackle the blaze early this morning. It is understood that the Dreams store next door may also have been affected.

A police spokesman said the fire may have been started deliberately

He said: “The outlet has suffered extensive fire damage and flames are understood to have spread to the adjacent Dreams bed store.

“Firefighters are working to try to prevent it spreading to neighbouring units.”