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Offline HWR

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Catastophe - fireworks factory exploded
« on: November 5, 2004, 10:36 AM »
Wedneysday a firework factory, with 2000 tons of fireworks stored, exploded in Kolding, Denmark, and the fire was still on today, but under control.

Kolding is only aprox. miles from Vejle where I live, and I used to study down there from 1993 - 2001.

They tried to prevent the fire from reaching the main werehouse, where 800 tons where stored, but they failed, as the ecploded 5.45 pm CET.

The result is that a large area looks like a warzone, with more than 350 houses(homes) desroyed, and 2000 people have been evacuated. It's rumored the explosion has heared 200 kilometers from Kolding.

This was an axident and not terror - thanks god.
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Re: Catastophe - fireworks factory exploded
« Reply #1 on: November 5, 2004, 10:44 AM »
I saw that on the news last night Henrik, glad to hear you are OK but sorry to hear about the death and destruction this caused.

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Re: Catastophe - fireworks factory exploded
« Reply #2 on: November 5, 2004, 10:53 AM »
I checked it out on Google, Danish fireworks factory explodes

One of the explosions was the equivalent of a magnitude-2 earthquake, according to the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland.

Very glad your OK Henrik.