A fierce fire caused considerable damage in a factory used by Blue Sky Furniture in Marsa last night.

The blaze was reported at about 9pm and firefighters battled it for several hours.

Also last night, residents in a block of apartments in Howard Street, Sliema, were evacuated following a fire in an underground garage. The fire destroyed a car.

No one was injured.

The scene in Howard Street, Sliema. Picture: Jon Borg - mynews@timesofmalta.comThe scene in Howard Street, Sliema. Picture: Jon Borg - mynews@timesofmalta.com

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