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Too-close-for-comfort fireworks!

Post: # 42785Post Martin »

we've had some drama today - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/sout ... 204452.stm
- it's about four miles away from here - I heard a godalmighty bang about 1.45, and thought it must have been a single big thunderclap, thought no more of it, and took the dogs out - about 45 minutes later there was another enormous bang, and I presumed it had been another! :?
When I got home, my daughter called me on her mobile 'phone to give me the cheery news that she was with her horse at the yard, just a wood away from the bang! - she spent a rather worrying few hours waiting to see if she'd have to move the horse out to another stable - luckily, they've just had the "you can go home" call! :?
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Post: # 42788Post Shirley »

blimey that's awful!!

Glad you are ok... but what a lot of people injured, included 5 emergency services.. I HATE fireworks. :(
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Post: # 42789Post Martin »

-just getting confirmation - 2 firefighters killed! :?
- it was this little lot that went up! - http://www.festivalfireworks.net/index.php
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Post: # 42791Post Shirley »

Bad news :shock:

Firefighters - real heroes. My thoughts are with their families tonight.
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Post: # 42847Post PurpleDragon »

I used to have a part time fireman work for me, and he was a real hero. I remember him coming into work one morning looking like death warmed over, and it turned out he had been out at a house fire all night, and had brought the children out thru the big ladder thing from the upstairs bedroom window. Naturally, I sent him home to sleep it off.
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Post: # 42863Post shiney »

I saw it on the National news. Has the fire gone out yet? It looked like madness there. Terrible news about the firefighters.
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Post: # 42878Post Martin »

I've just heard they've had to get the bomb disposal boys in! - there are apparently acetylene cylinders nearby, and there is every chance there'll be "further explosions" :?
I sincerely hope that whoever's responsible for allowing this bomb to be placed in such an area is jailed for murder!
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