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Scotland sawmill blast injures seven

29 April 2014

A fire at the James Jones sawmill on the Greshop Industrial Estate in Forres, Moray, was being tackled by emergency services when a silo exploded at the back of the mill. The silo is thought to have contained wood dust and chippings,

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Seven people were injured in the blast, including firefighters, and one of the victims, thought to be a company employee, was airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with serious injuries.

The causes of the April 24 blast are currently  under investigation.

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