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North London pavement bursts into flames

17 February 2014 Last updated at 21:34 GMT

Fifty people had to be moved from a shopping street in north London after a pavement burst into flames.

The fire, outside a supermarket in Caledonian Road, Islington, was apparently caused by an electrical fault under a manhole cover.

Nobody was injured. The BBC's Marc Ashdown reports.