Massive Explosion, Fire at Chemical Factory

Large amounts of chemicals were involved

Powder Bulk Solids Staff

September 6, 2022

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Heavy thunderstorms are being blames for a massive explosion and fire at a chemical storage site in Cannock, UK Monday night.

The site at the Cannock Industrial Centre was engulfed in flames just before 6:30 a.m. A Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) spokesman confirmed a "large amount of chemicals" were involved in the fire.

Homes were evacuated as multiple fire crews worked to conterol the blaze.

An investigation was underway.

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Powder Bulk Solids Staff

Established in 1983, Powder & Bulk Solids (PBS) serves industries that process, handle, and package dry particulate matter, including the food, chemical, and pharmaceutical markets.

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