The Buncefield fallout

The extent of the damage at Buncefield could be compared to that of a terrorist bomb, previously seen in such places as London and Manchester. However, the explosion was much more powerful - registering 2.4 on the Richter scale. As a result damage was over a much wider area, with properties affected several kilometres away. In fact, the noise was heard 300km from the Hemel Hempstead area. When I visited the scene I saw the metal cladding of many buildings ripped open like sardine cans -

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