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Rylands v Fletcher Possible but very unlikely to apply Stannard v Gore [2012] EWCA Civ 1248 Summary Although liability for fire damage in principle fell within the rule in Rylands v Fletcher, it was unlikely in practice that cases involving this type of damage would be brought within the rule. It did not do so in this case. Facts W carried on a tyre fitting business. Tyres were stored on racks and were tightly packed in and piled up high…

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