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BBC News: Gas flow resumes at fire terminal

Tuesday, 4 March 2008, 09:10 GMT 
 
Gas flow has resumed at a Shell UK terminal after an explosion and a major blaze in a waste water treatment unit, but at a third of the pre-fire level.

An inquiry is continuing into the incident last Thursday at Bacton gas terminal in North Norfolk.

An evacuation of the site was carried out and all 46 personnel were unhurt.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is looking into the cause of the fire at the Shell UK terminal, which usually supplies 10% of Britain’s gas.

Police are also taking part in the investigation.

Shell UK said the plant was shut down safely and the fire was extinguished within two hours.
 
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/norfolk/7276538.stm

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