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.
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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