Fireworks explode in garden centre blaze

A major blaze has broken out at a garden centre, causing explosions and fireworks to be set off.

Witnesses described explosives lighting up the sky and loud bangs following the fire at the property in Bitterne Road West, Southampton.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service posted a series of images from the scene, and said the blaze was now under control.

The A3024 Bitterne Road West was closed in both directions while firefighters dealt with the blaze.

The scene of the fire.
(Ian Sainsbury/PA)

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