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Properties emptied as crews tackle 'gas fuel' burning car

Car blaze in Skipton Image copyright Yvonne Moult
Image caption A number of people were asked to leave nearby properties

Firefighters have been tackling a car blaze in the centre of Skipton.

Crews were called to the market town's High Street just before 14:30 GMT.

A number of people have been evacuated from nearby properties amid concerns the car could be fuelled by Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG).

A fire service spokeswoman said: "We don't get many vehicle fires involving LPG but but it is explosive so we do take precautions."

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