Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Took this picture of a fire on the horizon this evening because it looks almost like a nuclear explosion. There is a blotch visible in the picture sorry. I think it was a midge on the lens. (They get everywhere)

Arson suspected in Padiham recycling plant blaze.  Firefighters believe the fire was started deliberately
A fire which sent a huge plume of thick black smoke from a recycling plant in Lancashire was probably caused deliberately, the fire service said. Firefighters spent the night damping down after the blaze at a plastics recycling plant in Padiham on Wednesday afternoon. Fire crews were confronted with burning bales of plastic, and the smoke could be seen for miles around.