Blyton houses evacuated due to cylinder fire

Blyton cylinder fire
Image caption Seven fire engines were sent to Blyton to deal with the emergency

A fire involving gas cylinders has led to properties being evacuated in a Lincolnshire village.

The alarm was raised just after 13:30 BST when smoke was seen coming from a workshop on High Street in Blyton, near Gainsborough.

About 10 buildings were cleared and members of the public were asked to stay away.

Seven fire engines were sent to the scene. There have not been any reports of injuries.

A total of 40 firefighters from Lincolnshire, Humberside, and Nottinghamshire were sent to the village.

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