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Large fire sweeps through boatyard in St Aubin

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A LARGE fire swept through a boatyard in St Aubin on Monday morning.

The village was closed to all traffic because of the blaze at Gallichan Marine, which was reported shortly after 5 am, but re-opened at about 7.45 am.

Several residents were evacuated from their homes and others were told to keep windows and doors closed.

At one stage, fire fighters were using four water jets to tackle the blaze.

St Brelade's Parish Hall was opened for evacuated residents to use.

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