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Thieves have stolen the wreckage of a hazardous waste
management plant which was gutted in a chemical fire.
said the metal-framed building structure had been taken from the site of
BCB Environmental Management in Tockwith, North
The plant was destroyed in a large fire in August and
the company later went into liquidation.
Environment Agency has been alerted amid concerns the stolen building
debris could be contaminated.
North Yorkshire Police were alerted to the theft when
the Environment Agency started clearing up the site on
LA (WAFB) - Two houses were damaged north of Baton Rouge when one caught
fire and chemical explosions sent flames spreading to the second
Thursday afternoon. Smoking is suspected of being part of the
The initial fire sparked at a home on North Oak Tree
Drive in Central around 3:15 p.m.
Maggie Anthony said she was
pulling up to the home when her son told her the laundry room was on
fire. She said a series of explosions sent flames shooting
"Stuff just started blowing up and blowing up,"
Anthony described. "But, it had chemicals in the laundry
The house and a car were both destroyed, despite her
efforts to save the car before flames could overtake