COMMENT - Odd but true

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SPONTANEOUS combustion to most people is something confined to the pages of a Dickens novel, yet as shown in Ashton yesterday it can be a rare, yet very possible occurrence.

If you have potentially dangerous flammable items on your property, make sure you store them safely. Thankfully nobody was hurt in Ashton, but others may not be so lucky. Oily rags and such like are prime suspects.