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'Progress' sees changes to Buncefield investigation.(News)

The Buncefield Investigation Board has announced changes to the investigation work at the Buncefield site.

Following the significant progress that has been made through forensic examination of the Buncefield major incident site in Hemel Hempstead, there will now be a reduction in the number of investigators required on the ground.

This is due to the removal of virtually all of the physical evidence required for forensic examination, which has been taken to the Health and Safety Laboratories in Buxton, Derbyshire. The remaining investigators' enquiries are now concentrated on a few limited areas of the Buncefield site, and are primarily concerned with how the storage bunds around the tanks performed in retaining the escaped fuel and firewater during the incident. …

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