National Library of Wales Fire: Damaged Items Taken To Oxford

Posted by admin on Apr 30, 2013

Pieces of an historic collection damaged in a fire at the National Library of Wales have been taken to Oxford by a team of salvage experts. An investigation is under way after a section of roof on what is known as Building Two was destroyed on Friday.

Library officials in Aberystwyth said a small part of the collection would be dried by the salvage company after suffering water damage. The library will reopen to the public on Tuesday. It was closed on Saturday and Monday. The fire affected an area largely used as office space and for new acquisitions.

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