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11/09/2008 Fire breaks out in Channel Tunnel


World: Euro Tunnel Fires | The New York Times

The incident involved a France-bound Eurotunnel Shuttle train carrying heavy goods vehicles and their drivers. The fire lasted for sixteen hours and reached temperatures of up to 1000 °C. Of the thirty-two people on board the train, fourteen suffered minor injuries including smoke inhalation and were taken to the hospital; all survived.
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