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Boom : New Ferry Explosion #1033444
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Lot of rumours on large bang that just happened.

Train fell off Bebbington bridge is rife.

Sounded like a large firework or perhaps electrical cable blown to me. Not heard any emergency sirens around.

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Earth tremor, not a rumour all my neighbours outside scratching their heads.

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I live in Tranmere and there has been loads of sirens going along Church rd...not sure what has happened but all my windows shook like hell.........>>>>>>>>>>>

I just heard that its been posted on FaceBook that a chippie has blown up, don't know where though

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People heard the sound from Birkenhead to Heswall to Ellesmere Port. So far heard that it was a train hitting the petrol station at The Oval and a chinese takeaway going boom in New Ferry. Wonder what it will be next.

Could have been a sonic boom from a military jet.

EDIT: It's the old Connexions building in New Ferry, seen pictures, its obliterated.

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Still shaking myself. My god looking at the pics the whole building has gone. Hope nobody hurt.

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I'm all the way down in Woodchurch and I thought the baby had fallen in the room upstairs it was that loud here. When I checked he was fast asleep. GOD knows how loud it must have been locally !!!!!


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It was the connexions job centre whole lot gone loads of blue light action.


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Wasent that a furniture shop, very recently opened?

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It was the old Lloyds bank

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Heard it in Thingwall. The house shook. I hope no one has been injured.

Son said it was a row of shops.There again, not sure where he heard that, so it maybe a grapevine thing.

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Heard in Neston too . Amazing the theories flying round ! Ive heard it was a dance studio, then a petrol station , then just a sonic boom -- Just hope no-one was inside the building.

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that building was the old coop years ago

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