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Widnes fire families return to evacuated homes

Bold fire
Image caption A cordon was put in place and 25 homes were evacuated

Families in Cheshire living close to an industrial estate fire which posed a risk of exploding gas cylinders have been allowed to return home.

A number of homes near the Bold industrial estate in Widnes were evacuated while fire crews tackled the blaze.

Fire crews were called to the estate at 20:15 GMT on Sunday.

A spokesman at Cheshire Fire Service said the fire was now under control but crews were still at the scene.

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