Factory explosion

Hundreds of people have been forced to leave their homes after an explosion at a factory in Greater Manchester last night. Firefighters were called to Bury Road in Radcliffe after a gas main ignited a fire.

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Councillor: "The building has been completely destroyed and will have to be demolished"

People living close to a warehouse in Radcliffe in Greater Manchester which has been badly damaged in a huge overnight fire, are still unable to return to their homes.

More than a hundred properties had to be evacuated, and while many people have been allowed back, a small number may have to spend a second night in temporary accomodation.

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