Yorkshire: 'Mystery' gas from drain causes chaos

Thirty houses were evacuated in the North Yorkshire market town of Bedale due to a mysterious fire.

Smoke was seen pouring from a manhole.

It burst into flames and set fire to a car.

Residents were sheltered in the town hall.

The drama began at 8.33am yesterday, said the fire service.

27 October 2017.
The view from the top of Leeds Town Hall.
Leeds Civic Hall.

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