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Explosions as fire crews tackle Stafford warehouse blaze

Explosions have been seen at the scene of a fire on an industrial estate in Stafford.

The Express & Star newspaper caught one of them on camera as firefighters tackled the blaze in an oil storage warehouse at Global Hygiene's site in the Astonfields area.

It started at 08:43 GMT on Wednesday and was quickly declared a "major incident" by the emergency services.

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  • 02 Mar 2016