“The fire started last night in a high-voltage power station at the Shell Pernis refinery in Rotterdam,” a Shell spokesman told AFP.
“Several units are stopped and for security reasons we are burning off the gas that remained inside them,” the spokesman added.
Shell has not confirmed local media reports that the fire may have been caused by a short circuit. Instead the company said it would “wait to know more about the circumstances of the incident.”
According to the regional security authority, there were no toxic materials in the…
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