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Adlington warehouse fire: Picture gallery as firefighters bring the blaze under control

Fire engines remain at the scene in Adlington as firefighting efforts continue throughout the building.

Families were evacuated from their homes as the fire consumed the building in Market Street overnight. You can catch up with our live blog on the incident here

Pub landlords John Howard and Dianne Dickinson spent the morning taking care of evacuees.
Pub landlords John Howard and Dianne Dickinson spent the morning taking care of evacuees.
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As the fire had taken hold John had stepped outside the Park Road pub at about 11.30pm. When he discovered residents were being evacuated from their homes he told a police officer to bring them to the pub.
As the fire had taken hold John had stepped outside the Park Road pub at about 11.30pm. When he discovered residents were being evacuated from their homes he told a police officer to bring them to the pub.
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Firefighters arrived at the industrial building at 11.40pm on Sunday to find a well-developed fire in part of the building, which spread quickly to other units with combustible material.
Firefighters arrived at the industrial building at 11.40pm on Sunday to find a well-developed fire in part of the building, which spread quickly to other units with combustible material.
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Commander Jon Charters requested backup after the fire continued to spread throughout the warehouse and threatened neighbouring properties.
Commander Jon Charters requested backup after the fire continued to spread throughout the warehouse and threatened neighbouring properties.
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