Fire erupts at Total oil refinery in northern France

The Gonfreville-l’Orcher refinery as seen on December 4. Photo: Jean-Francois Monier/ Internet

A hearth erupted at a Total oil refinery in northwestern France on Saturday, however was introduced beneath management and there have been no accidents, native authorities stated.

The blaze began at about 4am in a pump at the plant at Gonfreville-l’Orcher, close to the port metropolis of Le Havre, the native prefecture of the Seine-Maritime area stated.


It stated the blaze has been introduced beneath management and is dying out although some small fires remained.


Tests for air air pollution close to the plant have been unfavorable however the prefecture suggested residents to remain indoors.


Total stated in an announcement that nobody was injured and that each one these at the positioning, which employs round 1,500 folks, have been accounted for.

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