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Aberdeen street cordoned off due to fire

Smoke from garage fire
Image caption Smoke from the garage fire could be seen across the Aberdeen skyline

An Aberdeen street was cordoned off as firefighters tackled a blaze amid fears gas cylinders at the scene could explode.

Two fire appliances along with a special unit were called to the incident at a garage, and Sunnybank Place was closed.

Grampian Police said no-one had been evacuated.

A force spokesperson said the cordon had been been put in place as a precaution.

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