Abertillery garage fire leads to 50 homes evacuated

Fifty properties were evacuated in the middle of the night after a fire at a garage in Blaina, near Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent.

Fire crews were called at 03:13 BST to the blaze in a domestic garage in Coronation Street, Blaina.

It is thought the blaze involved an acetylene cylinder.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said crews from Blaina, Brynmawr, Cwmbran and Caerphilly were at the scene cooling the cylinder.

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