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Old 07-04-2012, 07:33 PM
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BCD - Hundreds evacuated from their homes as gas facility catches fire on Jersey

Jersey gas facility fire leaves hundreds stranded overnight (BBC News)
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Hundreds of people will not be able to return to their homes overnight after a fire broke out at a gas facility in St Helier.

Homes, schools and businesses were evacuated and roads sealed off after a back-up gas holder caught fire.

Firefighters are tackling the blaze at Gas Place and Jersey Fire Service has urged people to stay out of the area.

A Jersey Police spokeswoman said they were dealing with a fire and a gas leak and there was a risk of explosion.
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the rest at link above; Jersey is a British Crown Dependency. (Wiki link)
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