Explosion in Darlington

There are reports of a fire and explosion on Cleveland Industrial Estate in the Albert Hill area of Darlington in County Durham.

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Man treated in hospital after Darlington explosion

Explosion at industrial site in Darlington on Thursday Credit: James Richardson

A man's being treated in hospital after suffering severe burns in an explosion in Darlington. It happened on Thursday at Cascom autogas on Cleveland Industrial estate.

The area had to be evacuated and was closed-off for several hours.

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