Sonatrach: Fire in industrial zone of Skikda brought under control

August 16, 2022

ALGIERS – The Sonatrach Group announced, Monday, in a press release the control of a fire which broke out in the industrial zone of Skikda.

“A fire broke out on Monday at 3:05 p.m. in the Skikda industrial zone during a + Xylene + refueling operation for a truck at the refueling station of the RA1K refinery”, read the report.

“The incident was immediately brought under control by Sonatrach’s internal security intervention units,” the statement noted.

“Three people with varying degrees of burns have been evacuated urgently to the Skikda hospital”, specified the same copmmuniqué, adding that “no material loss has been recorded”.

“The complex’s production units are still running and continue to work normally,” concluded the Sonatrach Group.


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