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RECAP: Three injured after major explosion at oil factory in Erith


Major explosion at ADM oil plant in Erith industrial estate

By Jamie Bennett-Ness

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    • A large explosion has occurred at an industrial unit in Erith this morning, believed to be an oil factory.
  • • Emergency services have rushed to the scene, and three people have been taken to hospital with burn injures.
  • • The cause of the fire is not known, and firefighters are continuing to tackle the blaze.
  • • The site of the fire appears to be AMB's plant, although Conway and Edible oils next door also appear to be affected.
  • • If anyone has seen or been affected by the incident this morning, we want to hear from you. Please email me at