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Green Lanes fire

A fire at a builder's warehouse in Green Lanes caused long tailbacks in Highbury today.

The blaze broke out at around 9.30 this morning at a welding shop. Firefighters have spent the day bringing it under control.

A number of houses had to be evacuated because of fears of a gas explosion. Residents have now returned to their homes. Traffic is still being diverted between Albion Road and Aden Grove. Expect long delays.

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Warehouse on fire in Green Lanes

Warehouse on fire in Green Lanes Credit: Paul Lewis on Twitter

A warehouse is on fire in Green Lanes. The blaze broke out at around 9.30 this morning. Firefighters are currently at the scene. A large cordon has been put in place around the area because there are gas cylinders in the building which could explode. Traffic is being diverted, expect long delays.