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Fire evacuees allowed back home

Firefighters at the scene
Residents in about 25 homes were evacuated

Residents in South Yorkshire who were forced to spend two nights away from their homes after a gas cylinder fire have been allowed to return.

About 25 houses were evacuated on Friday afternoon when a van containing a gas cylinder caught fire.

A 200m cordon was put in place on Hill Top, in Brierley, Barnsley.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said residents returned home on Sunday morning. A 28-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of arson.

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