Fire at oil refinery
WILLEMSTAD – The oil refinery Isla informs that today April 11, 2016 at 9 am a fire started at the New Asphalt Burning System (NABS) plant. The fire fighting department of the oil refinery worked hard to contain the fire in less than 15 minutes.
“We would like to take the opportunity to thank this department and also all those employees that in one way or the other helped to dominate the fire in a diligent way without any personal injuries,” said the Isla representative.
Except for the smoke, the fire has no consequence for the community. There were also no personal injuries.
As is customary, the management of the oil refinery appointed a team to investigate and determine the cause of the fire and to present recommendations to prevent this from happening again. The Ministry of Public Health was notified immediately of the incident.