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Danvers factory faulted in blast

Firms exceeded limits on chemical storage, state report says

The site of the Danvers explosion along Bates Street, about six months after a factory explosion leveled the neighborhood. The site of the Danvers explosion along Bates Street, about six months after a factory explosion leveled the neighborhood. (LISA POOLE FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
By John R. Ellement and Andrew Ryan
Globe Staff / March 12, 2008

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The Danvers factory that exploded in November 2006 had been storing at least twice the amount of flammable chemicals than had been authorized by the town, according to a report released by the state fire marshal yesterday. (Full article: 809 words)

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