Nobody injured in '˜explosion' at Rotherham steel plant

Nobody was injured in an '˜explosion' at a Rotherham steel plant last night, with the incident described as a '˜false alarm' by firefighters called out to the scene.

Thursday, 22nd November 2018, 7:31 am
Updated Thursday, 22nd November 2018, 7:34 am
Liberty Specialist Steels in Rotherham

Rotherham residents took to social media last night to report sounds of an '˜explosion' at Liberty Speciality Steels on Alwarke Lane.

Liberty Specialist Steels in Rotherham

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They also dialled 999 and two fire engines were deployed to the steel plant but returned back to their base after carrying out checks and establishing that the sound of the explosion was down to water mixing with molten steel during the production process. 

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