Waffle Factory Fire – level 3

28-11-2017 07:00

A waffle factory in Brussels went up in smoke after a fire broke out. The blaze left a cloud of dense smoke in the air which disrupted road and rail traffic. People from nearby factories and children from a school were forced to evacuate, too.

People know that the fire originated in the cooling system of the factory, and then it quickly spread. The cause of it is not yet known, however. No injuries so far have been reported.

Difficult words: blaze (a big fire), dense (thick), disrupt (disorder, upset, make chaotic).

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