Crews called to fire

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Firefighters from two stations were called to an early morning blaze in Blackpool.

Two crews from Forest Gate and one from South Shore attended the fire in Bloomfield Road around 5.30am.

The building, although empty, contained tyres and other hazardous chemicals, causing some small explosions.

Fire crews were forced to break into a neighbouring property to check it was empty, as well as evacutate residents.

The fire was brought under control around 8am.

No injuries were reported.

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