Chemical fire costs Veolia £240,000

Source: on 2009-12-10 17:24:00

A massive fire that closed two motorways and sent chemical drums rocketing into the air has cost the UK's largest waste company £240,000 after it pleaded guilty to offences under the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations.The fire started in an outdoor area used to store chemical drums at Veolia's Red Scar Industrial Estate depot in Preston, Lancashire at around 6am on 2 July 2007. HSE inspectors believe the blaze ...

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