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Thursday, 8 November 2007, 08:59 GMT
Evacuations after building fire

Residents were evacuated from their homes after an early morning fire in a three-storey building near Blackwood in Caerphilly county.

The large fire broke out in the disused building in Oakdale at just before 0300 BST.

The 10 people who were evacuated from nearby properties while firefighters tackled the blaze are being allowed back into their homes.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service officers will investigate the cause.