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'Multiple casualties' after explosion at Avonmouth water plant in Bristol 
Firefighters were called to Wessex Water's premises in Avonmouth, near Bristol, at about 11:20 GMT. Emergency services are leading a rescue operation. The blast is thought to have involved a chemical tank, police said. A witness reported hearing a "very loud explosion" that "shook buildings", and another said they saw "around 10 ambulances driving to the scene". Police have declared a major incident and are investigating the circumstances of the blast. Avon Fire and Rescue Service said there were multiple casualties, although it could not say how many.    
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