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Westdale explosion: liquid nitrogen explosion in Westdale, South Tamworth smashes sheds, scatters debris

Andrew Messenger
Madeline Link
By Andrew Messenger, and Madeline Link
Updated December 14 2021 - 11:28am, first published 10:25am

A faulty valve within a liquid nitrogen cylinder at a Westdale business has been blamed for causing a large explosion in Tamworth on Tuesday afternoon.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Madeline Link

Madeline Link

Journalist

Madeline Link is a journalist at the Newcastle Herald, with a focus on Lake Macquarie City Council. To keep up with my stories, follow my Twitter @madeline_link, for tips email madeline.link@newcastleherald.com.au.

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