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People in Somerset village forced to leave their homes overnight after a home oil tank fire

Eight crews were sent to the village outside Yeovil to tackle the fire Credit: Devon and Somerset Fire

People living in a village near Yeovil had to leave their homes last night after a heating oil tank caught fire.

Eight fire engines were called to put out the flames in the back garden of a property at Little Sammons in Chilthorne Domer after 11pm.

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Two terraced homes were badly damaged in the fire

A refuge has been set up at the village hall.

Firefighters are still working to dampen down the scene and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.