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Blaze at Hexham's Egger plant

An investigation has been launched into the cause of a fire at the Egger manufacturing plant in Hexham. Crews were called to the scene late last night and remained there until this morning.

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Fire crews tackle blaze at Egger plant in Hexham

Crews from the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue were called to Egger chipboard manufacturing plant in Hexham at 10.30 last night.

Around 60 fire-fighters were involved and they were on the scene until around 6am this morning.

A 200 metre cordon was put in place, but has now been lifted.

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