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Massive fire at Tilbury power station

pierre_pierre
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Massive fire at Tilbury power station

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-17177035


local residents say that flames or poring out of the main building, 17 fire crews already there started about 7:30
Crews were sent from all stations in south Essex after receiving emergency calls shortly before 08:00 GMT.
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pierre_pierre
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Re: Massive fire at Tilbury power station

there are two power stations, but one is mothballed., the working one is station B

Latest the fire is in a hopper that stores 2000 tonnes of wood pallets
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Re: Massive fire at Tilbury power station

Pellets not pallets!
(I did wonder what on earth they would be doing with 2000 tonnes of pallets!)
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pierre_pierre
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Re: Massive fire at Tilbury power station

so did I, it was a verbal report on the local radio
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Re: Massive fire at Tilbury power station

Might I suggest http://community.plus.net/forum/index.php/topic,102899.0/topicseen.html then?
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Re: Massive fire at Tilbury power station

Grin Grin Grin