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Last Updated: Friday, 6 October 2006, 13:22 GMT 14:22 UK
Evacuation after cylinder blaze
Businesses at an industrial estate in Oxfordshire have been evacuated after a fire broke out in a building containing explosive gas cylinders.

Fire crews were called to a factory in Ruscote Avenue in Banbury before midday and police have closed the nearby A423.

A 220yds (200m) cordon has been put up around the building amid fears the oxygen and acetylene cylinders inside could explode.

Nearby premises have been evacuated and motorists were told to avoid the area.




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