Atlantic: No one injured in plant fire

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12:15

Atlantic LNG has assured that no one was injured in the fire at its Point Fortin plant today.

A turbine generator caught fire prompting an evacuation.

The following is a statement by Atlantic LNG.

"At around 2:15 pm today (September 12) there was a fire at one of the power generation units on Atlantic's Point Fortin plant.
The company’s response and safety systems immediately activated as per design. 
The fire was quickly extinguished and there were no injuries.  Technical teams are currently conducting checks. 
Atlantic is in the process of advising relevant stakeholders."