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Four-metre-long girder plummets through estate agents

A steel company has been fined £15,000 after a four-metre-long metal girder crashed through the roof of a Preston estate agents, narrowly missing two office workers.

The steel beam fell about 25 metres from a crane and smashed through the roof and three floors of Garside Waddingham estate agents in Fleet Street on 16 January 2010.

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