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Buildings evacuated as firefighters tackle pallet blaze

Firefighters are tackling a blaze involving a large quantity of wooden pallets and fencing at an industrial estate in Winsford.

10 crews from Winsford, Powey Lane, Middlewich, Crewe and Runcorn have been in attendance at the incident in Leslie Road, after being called to the scene around 3pm this afternoon (24 May).

The fire has affected approximately 20metres by 30metres of stored wooden pallets which had spread to a single storey brick building.

Nearby industrial buildings have been evacuated as a precaution.

Residents nearby are being advised to close windows and doors as a safety precaution.

The fire is now under control, and crews remain at the scene.

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