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Fire in Loy Yang dredge

By: CFA Media

Category: Incidents - Structure

  6.12 PM 1 December, 2012

Location: District 10 News

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CFA and AGL Loy Yang fire crews have extinguished a fire on the loading unit of Dredge 14 in the Loy Yang Open Cut mine.

On-site fire and emergency crews immediately responded incident around 2.45pm (Saturday 1 December) and immediately notified CFA.

CFA units from Traralgon, Traralgon South, Traralgon East and Morwell brigades dispatched 4WD tankers and support vehicles, along with a 4WD tanker operated by a Melbourne Security Services crew.

The fire was brought under control very quickly due to the combined efforts of CFA, MSS and AGL Loy Yang personnel.  There were no injuries as a result of the fire activity and no plant damage as a result. .

There was no threat to AGL Loy Yang output or power supplies as result.

Last Updated: 01 December 2012