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Stanlow – Large flames and black smoke can be seen in Deeside

A large flame and thick black smoke can be seen coming from Stanlow Oil Refinery this morning.

The photograph above, taken from Deeside, shows large flames shooting up from the stacks at the site.

There are reports of a power cut in the area caused alarms to go off and the ‘flaring’ from the stacks.

Cheshire Fire Service has told the BBC its “routine and not an emergency.”

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