Businesses destroyed by fire in Manchester

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A huge fire has engulfed several businesses in Manchester.

Around 50 firefighters have been tackling the blaze in Darnley Street, Old Trafford, since 5.00am this morning (8 February).

Crews said they found Dave's Carpet Warehouse, a garage and a car parts firm alight when they arrived.

About 40 residents have been evacuated from their houses, including a neighbouring care home.

The cause of the fire is yet unknown.

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