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'Potentially volatile substance' forces evacuation in Newhall

Up to 200 people have been evacuated from their homes in Derbyshire after a "potentially volatile substance" was found in a flat.

A 55-year-old man has been arrested.

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Homemade fireworks sparked Newhall bomb scare

Homemade fireworks were behind a bomb scare which closed down a Derbyshire street and forced 200 people to evacuate their homes, it has emerged.

A highly dangerous substance was found in a flat in Newhall by officers responding to calls from neighbours.

Seven controlled explosions were carried out by bomb disposal teams - one of which was performed a mile away from the scene for safety reasons.

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