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A fire which ravaged around 50 caravans at a storage park in South Worcestershire was "most likely" caused by Chinese lanterns, investigations have revealed.
Experts say they do not believe the fire at Bredons Hardwick, near Tewkesbury, was started deliberately - and revealed eye-witness statements have pointed to one of the controversial lanterns having started the blaze.
Propane cylinders were one of the major risks to firefighters, according to one of the crews who tackled the blaze at a caravan storage park near Tewkesbury.
Group Commander, Kevin Pottinger, of Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, told ITV News the cylinders were exploding when crews arrived.
The owner of property that has been destroyed by fire at a caravan storage park near Tewkesbury has told ITV News that she is 'gutted' at the devastation.
Caroline Abbott said she never expected it would happen to her possessions.
Maps show the location of a fire at a caravan storage site in South Worcestershire, where around 50 caravans are believed to have been destroyed.
The owner of a caravan site where 50 caravans were destroyed by fire says there were floating lanterns let off into the sky on the night the blaze took hold.
The caravans were being stored at the Croft Farm Waterpark, where there is also a boating lake.
The owner said there was a party in the site's clubhouse, and chinese style floating lanterns were set off into the sky.
A spokesman for the Hereford & Worcester Fire Service said it was too early to say how the fire started. He did not rule out the possibility it could have been caused by a floating lantern.
This video shows the wreckage of around 50 caravans which were destroyed by a large fire at a storage site near Tewkesbury.
Ten fire engines were needed to tackle the blaze in Bredons Hardwick, and involved crews from the Hereford and Worcester & Gloucestershire fire Services.
Crews managed to contain the fire and averted disaster, as at one point flames were spreading towards a 2000 litre fuel storage vessel.
Gloucestershire Fire Service has spent the night dealing with a huge fire at a caravan and mobile home storage park near Bredons Hardwick, Tewkesbury. 50 vehicles caught alight.
No one needed rescuing, though several propene gas cylinders were involved. Firefighters managed to stop the fire spreading to a large fuel tanker nearby. Around a hundred firefighters were needed to contain the fire, and some are still on the scene.
The cause is unknown but is being investigated.
Around 50 caravans have been destroyed after a large fire at a storage site in South Worcestershire.
The touring vans were being kept at a site in Bredons Hardwick near Tewkesbury when the blaze took hold on Saturday 23 November.
Fire crews from the Herefordshire & Worcester and Gloucestershire services had to fight to bring the flames under control. They are now damping down at the site.