Homes evacuated after garage fire in Swadlincote

Three homes have been evacuated after a garage caught fire in Swadlincote, in Derbyshire.

Four fire engines attended the blaze in Ashby Road, in Boundary, which started at about 01:30 GMT on Thursday. No-one was hurt.

The garage, which was in danger of collapse, was being used for storing machinery and vehicles.

Six people from the homes are being looked after by a support unit. Minor roads have been closed.

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