Investigation launched after explosion at Holyhead aluminium plant

There were reports of people hearing a loud bang at the AMG Alpoco plant on Saturday evening.

Firefighter

Fire crews, police and ambulance all attended the scene. Two men took themselves to hospital after the incident, however, emergency services say no one was seriously injured in the blast.

There were no casualties requiring treatment at the scene, however two men have since made their own way to hospital with minor injuries.

The fire is expected to smoulder for some time and is being kept under surveillance by a site engineer. Crews will return periodically to reinspect the site.

There is no danger to the public.

– NORTH WALES FIRE AND RESCUE SPOKESPERSON

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