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Update: Llangennech train fire 'not believed to have been caused by criminal activity' - Wales

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Llangennech train fire

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Update at 5pm on Sunday 30 August: 
 
Detective Chief Inspector Paul Langley from British Transport Police said: “Thanks to the efforts of our officers and our colleagues from across the emergency services in making the scene safe at Llangennech, we have been able to conduct an initial investigation into this incident.

“Our initial findings are that the derailment is not believed to have been caused by criminal activity.  
 
“We are therefore handing primacy of the scene to the Office of Rail and Road so that it can carry out its own specialist investigation.  

“I would like to once again thank our officers for their efforts during this challenging incident, and I am grateful to all of our partners for their help and support in ensuring the safety of the local community.”

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