Saturday, March 12, 2011

Toxic fire blazing in Swansea at TIMET factory

Saturday 12 March 2011
Just got a call from a friend driving on the M4. Huge fire in Waunarlwydd following a fire at the Timet titanium manufacturer factory. Police telling people to stay indoors and close all windows as there's potential for toxic smoke.
Timet in Waunarlwydd, Swansea, is one of the world's major suppliers of titanium for jet engine blades.Titanium Metals Corporation ("TIMET") reported net income $23.3 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2010.10 fire crews are currently at the blaze which started at 9.48am.

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