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If Carlsberg made explosions…

10 August 2011

According to a report from a local source, firefighters were called to the Carlsberg factory in Northampton following an explosion and fire in part of the brewery.Four fire crews were called to the UK headquarters of the brewing giant following reports of an explosion caused by machinery in the processing area inside the factory.

The fire is believed to have affected the third and fourth floor of the processing area, leaving the two floors below severely smoke logged.

Parts of the factory were then sealed off to allow firefighters wearing breathing apparatus to enter the building and extinguish the blaze.

The fire crews remained on the scene using an aerial appliance and wearing breathing apparatus to deal with the fire, which was under control within an hour.

Nobody was injured in the explosion or in the subsequent fire.

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