Equinor Reports Fire at Melkøya

Equinor Reports Fire at Melkøya

Today at approximately 15:30 Equinor was notified about a fire in a turbine at Hammerfest LNG at Melkøya.

No personnel have been reported injured or missing. All personnel not participating in handling the incident has been evacuated.

Emergency personnel from Equinor is now working together with the emergency services to clarify the situation.

Hammerfest LNG was shut down in accordance with emergency routines.

Equinor’s emergency response organisation has mustered to support in handling the situation. Relevant authorities have been notified.

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