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Whisky roofs collapse under weight of snow

Published:  08 January, 2010

Two Chivas Regal sites in Speyside have been damaged after roofs collapsed on its warehouses under the weight of heavy snow.

Two Chivas Regal sites in Speyside have been damaged after roofs collapsed on its warehouses under the weight of heavy snow.

 

The buildings that are used for holding stocks of whisky have been shut-down because of structural damage that has occurred as a result.

 

The first incident at the Pernod Ricard owned company occurred on January 5, there were further incidents on January 6 and 7 at its two sites in Mulben and Keith.

 

De-icing is currently being carried out via-helicopters to prevent further damage. There have been no injuries or spirit losses.

 

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