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Staff escape Newbridge-on-Wye BSW Timber saw mill fire

  • 6-7-2012

Nightshift workers at a Powys timber mill had to be evacuated during the early hours after a fire at the plant in Newbridge-on-Wye.

Firefighters were called to the BSW Timber saw mill near Builth Wells at 02:00 BST on Thursday.

However, the Mid and West Wales Fire Service said the site's sprinkler system worked so well that they were able to stand down crews after just over an hour.

Staff have now returned to the site.

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