Cylinder fire sparks Toton homes evacuation

A number of homes were evacuated and a 200m (656ft) cordon was put in place following a gas cylinder fire in Nottinghamshire.

Emergency crews were called to a property on Stapleford Lane in Toton at about 1840 BST on Sunday.

Firefighters were at the scene through the night to bring the fire, which broke out in a garage, under control.

A spokeswoman for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue said residents had now been allowed back to their homes.

There were no reports of any injuries.

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