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Leicester blaze: Explosions heard as cars catch fire

A number of cars have caught fire during a large blaze at a derelict industrial building in Leicester.

Firefighters had to spray other vehicles with foam to prevent more damage at the Volkswagen car dealership in St John Street.

Some roads have also been closed in the city centre as a result of the blaze which started at about 02:40 GMT.

Fire crews have since contained the blaze.

  • 09 Feb 2017