Birmingham wall collapses at recycling centre killing 5 men and leaving another injured | Daily Mail Online - A #fire service spokesman said a section of the wall – which was made up of 1.5-tonne concrete blocks – gave way at Hawkeswood Metal Recycling in Nechells, Birmingham, apparently under the weight of metal piled against it. A ten-strong specialist rescue team from West Midlands Fire...
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RECYCLING ABLAZE: Firefighters tackled a fire at a recycling center in Smethwick, England, Monday. The fire service said they suspected the blaze was started when a floating paper lantern drifted into the center, which holds recycled paper and plastic. (West Midlands Fire Service/Handout/Reuters)