It’s exactly 25 years today that a lorry full of explosives blew up on an industrial estate in Peterborough.
One firefighter died and more than a hundred people were injured. The lorry was going to a nearby fireworks factory when it caught fire.
800kg of explosives were on board, they detonated in a yard on Fengate damaging buildings and vehicles.
A plaque dedicated to John Humphries – the firefighter who died – has been put up on the site.
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