Scene of fireworks blaze in Stafford
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Two missing after fireworks blaze in Stafford

Two people are missing after a large blaze at a fireworks warehouse that saw two people taken to hospital.

Dramatic bursts of fireworks and thick smoke could be seen as the fire burned in Stafford on Thursday night.

Although the blaze at the unit of SP Fireworks was brought under control, firefighters remained at the scene through the night.

A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the blaze, Staffordshire Police said.

In total four people were hurt in the fire, which started at about 17:00 GMT and tore through the building on the Baswich Industrial Estate.

Two men remain in hospital, police said, with one described as being in a "poorly condition" and the other as stable.

Frankie McCamley reports.

  • 31 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK
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