Fire Broke Out At Tata Steel Unit In Europe, No Reported Casualties - TNBCLive

On Friday, fire engulfed in Europe unit of Tata Steel Limited at its Port Talbot site in South Wales but there were no reported injuries or casualties. However, the spreading flame is now under control.

The Port Talbot site is dated back to early 90’s, acquired by Tata Steel Ltd., as a part of its purchase of Corus in 2007.

Port Talbot is mainly home to one of the two progressive steelmaking sites, which the company runs in Europe. The plant main produces cold and hot rolled, and galvanized coil as well, among other types of steel.  

A spokesperson of Tata Steel Ltd. Europe, Damien Brook said that “there was an incident at the Port Talbot site and there are no major injuries and all persons have been accounted for. All fires at the site are now under control.”

In the early morning, a series of blasts were informed from the steel plant at Port Talbot site, located in South Wales, reports The Sun.

Only two casualties with minor wounds were also reported from the site, tweeted the South Wales Police.  

Further details awaited.

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