Danger cordon around Doncaster garage

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FIRE crews cordoned off a garage in Dunscroft, Doncaster, amid fears of an explosion.

When Doncaster and Thorne crews arrived at the property in York Road they realised the burning garage contained a number of cylinders, which they thought might contain acetylene.

Firefighters set up a 100m radius cordon to keep people away.

However, upon further investigation, it was discovered that the cyclinders did not contain such a volatile substance and the alert was downgraded.

The cause of the blaze, at teatime on Christmas Day, is still under investigation, said a spokesman for South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue.

It is not believed anybody had to be evacuated.