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Massive fireball lights up sky following large ‘explosion’ in Oxfordshire

A large fireball lit up the Oxfordshire sky on Monday evening (2 October) after a tank at a processing facility was struck by lightning. Waste management company Severn Trent Green Power confirmed the blaze occurred at its Cassington AD facility near Yarnton. A digester tank was struck by lightning at 7:20pm, causing gases within the tank to ignite, it said in a statement.

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