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Not a Banksy - mystery solved over 'Firestarter' art at Crooked House pub site

The mystery has been solved after people visiting the site of the arson-hit and demolished Crooked House pub wondered if street artist Banksy had paid a visit.

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The painting, which follows the style of Banksy, resembles Keith Flint from the Prodigy

The artwork can be seen on the door of an electricity substation cabin in the car park near the remains of the pub, which was gutted by fire on Saturday, August 5, and demolished on Monday to the anger of many.

It portrays Keith Flint, the late singer of The Prodigy, best known for the hit Firestarter, and shows a smiling Flint holding up a match.

It isn't by the mysterious Banksy though and instead was created by Birmingham-based artist Disney.B32, whose other works can be seen at

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