Mold: Fire crews still tackling blaze after explosions

Fireball from afar
Fire could be seen from above the Synthite factory in Flintshire [BBC]

Fire crews are still fighting a blaze at a chemical factory after explosions and fire.

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said crews were expected to be at the Synthite factory on Denbigh road, Mold, Flintshire, all day.

It added there was a de-escalation overnight, with some appliances released.

The service was called to a fire in the production are of the factory at about 14:05 BST on Tuesday.

One person was taken to hospital and residents have been advised to keep their windows and doors closed.