Major blaze at Blackpool garage

Garage fire on Palmer Avenue, Blackpool. Picture sent in by Gazette reader Amy-Jayne James
Garage fire on Palmer Avenue, Blackpool. Picture sent in by Gazette reader Amy-Jayne James
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FIREFIGHTERS are battling a blaze at a commercial garage in Blackpool.

Around 30 firefighters and police have been at the scene on Palmer Avenue since the fire broke out around 3.30pm today.

More than 100 people have been evacuated from nearby properties and residents in the surrounding streets are being warned to keep their windows and doors closed.

Police have also warned drivers to avoid the area after closing Central Drive between Bloomfield Road and Rigby Road.