Investigation begins after 'small blaze' at Hinkley Point power
investigation is underway to establish the cause of a fire at
Hinkley Point nuclear power station near Burnham-On-Sea on Wednesday
were called to Hinkley Point B by owners EDF Energy on Wednesday
said a "small fire" had broken out in some lagging in
the gas turbine house at 11:55am.
spokesman said the station's fire response team had been mobilised,
along with Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.
spokesman said the fire was extinguished within a few minutes
before the fire service arrived.
were no injuries to any personnel," said an EDF spokesman.
"There has been no impact on operational activity at the
power station, which continues to safely generate electricity."
added that an investigation had begun to identify the cause of