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Cordon removed after fire at Point of Ayre quarry

Tue, 19 Nov 2013


Firefighters have now removed a cordon following an incident with a gas cylinder yesterday.

Two fire appliances from Ramsey were called to the Point of Ayre quarry at 8am on Monday.

A acetylene cylinder had set on fire and the road around the area was closed as a result.

A 200 metre cordon and cooling jets were set up to allow the cylinder to cool.

The Fire and Rescue Service says the incident is now under control.

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