Leader of Taunton Council, John Williams
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No licence required for fireworks, says Taunton council leader

Investigators of the M5 crash in Somerset in which seven people died are treating a nearby fireworks display as a "major line of inquiry".

The 34-vehicle pile-up happened at junction 25, near Taunton, on Friday night.

Taunton Rugby Club firework display organisers, say they are helping the police investigation.

The leader of Taunton Deane Council, John Williams paid tribute to the emergency services and said he did not believe a licence was required by the club to hold the fireworks display.

  • 07 Nov 2011
  • From the section UK
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