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Serious fire at battery recycling plant will not stop service

Waste battery collections will continue despite a serious fire at G&P Batteries recycling plant in the West Midlands, which needed more than 80 fire fighters to fight the height of the blaze. Explosions were heard from the site and a 200ft (61m) cordon was put around the G&P battery recycling plant in, Darlaston, the West Midlands, by the West Midlands Fire Service. A Fire Service spokesman told MRW people living near by were told to stay in their homes due to noxious fumes. ...

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