Shed, fence and garage damaged by fire in Wigan garden

Firefighters have urged people not to burn waste after a blaze in a brazier got out of control.
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Firefighters spent 90 minutes there

A man was burning wood in his garden on Hullet Close, Appley Bridge, on Wednesday afternoon when the flames spread to his garden shed.

Other news: Wigan's Reflex nightclub set to close next weekThe shed was destroyed, while the fire also burned seven fence panels and damaged part of his neighbour's garage.

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Fire crews from Wigan were called at 2pm and spent 90 minutes tackling the blaze before it spread even further.

Crew manager Mike Fairhurst said: "Please take waste to the tip and dispose of it responsibly, rather than trying to burn it."

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