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Fire breaks out at Radstock scrapyard

Fire crews are tackling a fire in Somerset which has broken out at a scrapyard.

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People living and working in the Radstock area are being asked to close doors and windows as firefighters deal with a fire involving a number of vehicles.

More than 30 calls were received by Avon Fire & Rescue service.

More than 25 firefighters from Radstock, Paulton, Bath, Kinsgwood and Hicks Gate are currently on the scene.

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Residents in the area are being advised to stay indoors.

The blaze watched captured on camera by ITV viewer Kate Faye:

Properties in the surrounding area have also seen their water supply cut off. Bristol Water are working on the issue.

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Travel in the area has also been affected. Bus routes are diverted and the A367 is closed due to the building fire as smoke is blowing across the road between Fosseway and Bristol Road.