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Last Updated: Tuesday, 4 April 2006, 15:17 GMT 16:17 UK
Horses rescued from stable blaze
Firefighters are battling to cool down gas cylinders caught up in a stable fire in east Lancashire.

Twenty horses have been rescued from the blaze at a stable block on Back Lane in Read, near Padiham.

Lancashire Fire Service said crews were called to reports of the fire at Read Wood Farm on Tuesday lunchtime.

About 30 firefighters, using six pumps, are attempting to bring the fire under control and cool eight propane gas cylinders at the site.

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