PICTURES: Dramatic images show scale of garage blaze in Sheffield

Herries Road blaze - pic: South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue
Herries Road blaze - pic: South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue
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Dramatic images show the inferno firefighters in Sheffield were faced with then they arrived at the scene of a garage blaze last night.

The fire broke out in an MOT test centre on Herries Road, Fir Vale, at around 7.45pm and crews had to battle to prevent the flames from spreading to neighbouring businesses, but two other units did suffer damage.

Herries Road blaze - pic: South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue

Herries Road blaze - pic: South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue

They evacuated five nearby homes and placed as 200 metre cordon around the scene of the blaze because of fears that gas cylinders inside could have exploded in the heat.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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Herries Road blaze - pic: South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue

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Herries Road blaze - pic: South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue

Herries Road blaze - pic: South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue

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