Fire Breaks Out At Fessenheim Nuclear Power Plant, Injuries Reported

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Breaking news from now from France 24, which follows the massive7.9 Costa Rica earthquake moments ago.

  • BREAKING FRANCE: FIRE BREAKS OUT AT FESSENHEIM NUCLEAR PLAN, INJURIES REPORTED

Fessenheim is France's oldest nuclear power plant located in the Alsace region.

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Eight employees working on the nuclear site Fessenheim in Alsace, were victims of an incident Wednesday. At the origin of their injuries, a release of hydrogen peroxide vapor, "following the injection of hydrogen peroxide in a tank," said Europe 1 prefecture of Haut-Rhin.

 

Two people were slightly burned and six other inconvenience. They were supported by relief.

 

Fifty firefighters were deployed to the site.

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