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Last Updated: Wednesday, 13 July, 2005, 06:50 GMT 07:50 UK
60 firefighters fight mill blaze
A disused mill was completely destroyed as firefighters fought to stop a blaze spreading to offices and a nightclub.

Firefighters were called on Tuesday evening to the five-storey mill on Bengal Street, Ancoats, Manchester.

Its roof collapsed and 60 firefighters had to work quickly at its height to protect the Beehive Mill next door which houses offices and a nightclub.

Water had to be pumped from the nearby Rochdale Canal. Firefighters were damping down on Wednesday.

An investigation is under way into its cause.


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