Burglary sparks massive explosion

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The Independent Online
Police were searching through the remains of a firework factory yesterday for the bodies of burglars who set off a massive explosion, destroying the building.

The incident happened just before 2am at Sky High Pyrotechnics, built in a former Second World War gun emplacement in Teynham, Kent. Police said the burglars attacked a steel door with welding equipment. "We don't know if anyone was caught in [the explosion] ... we're sifting through what looks like a bomb site," said Inspector Mervyn Williams.