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Thursday, 8 November, 2001, 21:25 GMT
Picture gallery: Steelworks fire
One person is killed and 14 others seriously injured after a fire follows a series of explosions at the Corus steel plans in Port Talbot, south Wales.

BBC News Online selects some of the first images from the scene.

Scene at Port Talbot steelworks
Molten iron escaped at one of the furnaces

Entrance sign at Port Talbot
Ambulances cut through taffic gridlock to reach the site

Port Talbot steelworks
The steelworks employs a total of 3,000 people

Police arriving at steelworks
Emregency services arrived minute after the explosions

Traffic around steelworks
Huge tailbacks built up around the site and the nearby M4

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