Stanlow oil refinery in Cheshire evacuated after fire - reportedly extinguished

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Stanlow oil refinery in Cheshire evacuated after fire

Essar said in a statement: "Earlier this afternoon a fire occurred at the SHOP chemical plant, close to the Manchester Ship Canal.

"Both Stanlow's own site Emergency Services Team and the Cheshire County Fire Service attended to deal with the incident. All personnel on the SHOP unit were quickly accounted for. The fire has now been extinguished.

"Operations and production of fuels and other products from Stanlow Refinery have not been affected.

"All supplies to customers are normal."


Stanlow oil refinery in Cheshire evacuated after fire

 

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