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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

At the fires peak, at around 5am, 12 fire engines and two aerial ladder platforms were engaged in battling the blaze.
At the fires peak, at around 5am, 12 fire engines and two aerial ladder platforms were engaged in battling the blaze.
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The fire could be seen for miles around and firefighters advised residents to keep all windows and doors closed.
The fire could be seen for miles around and firefighters advised residents to keep all windows and doors closed.
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Crews from Lancashire and Greater Manchester were placed at strategic points around the perimeter of the fire to prevent the fire from spreading to nearby homes and businesses.
Crews from Lancashire and Greater Manchester were placed at strategic points around the perimeter of the fire to prevent the fire from spreading to nearby homes and businesses.
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More than 20 people were forced to seek refuge at The Bridge Inn after they were evacuated from their homes on Meadow Street and Railway View in the early hours of the morning.
More than 20 people were forced to seek refuge at The Bridge Inn after they were evacuated from their homes on Meadow Street and Railway View in the early hours of the morning.
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