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Blaenavon fire: Public told to stay away after huge inferno engulfs industrial estate

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Firefighters have urged the public to stay away after a massive fire engulfed an industrial estate.

Local reports say that a blaze began sweeping through the Caravan Repair Centre on Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate in Blaenavon, South Wales on Wednesday night (June 8).

The cause is currently unknown.

Gwent Police said in a tweet: “Officers are dealing with a large fire on the Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate, Blaenavon. Please avoid the area.”

An update from South Wales Fire and Rescue service at 12:08am asked residents to keep away from the area and make sure their doors and windows are closed.

It read: “We are currently dealing with an incident in Blaenavon. Please avoid the area to keep access for emergency services. We are also advising local residents to keep windows and doors closed due to the smoke.”

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