28 Sep '11, 7pm

Shell shuts down some units at Pulau Bukom refinery after fire

SINGAPORE: Oil company Shell shut down some units at its Pulau Bukom manufacturing site following a huge blaze on Wednesday. The company said the fire, which broke out at about 1.15pm, had been contained and it is working with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) to put it out completely. Shell said the fire had affected a pump house and pipes on Pulau Bukom, which is more than five kilometres away from the mainland. The area affected is about 150 metres by 50 metres. Shell believes the fire was an accident and said a full investigation will be conducted once the fire is put out. The company added that one of its firefighters sustained superficial injury, while five others suffered heat exhaustion and a pulled muscle. Shell said no one was seriously injured and all staff are accounted for. Non-essential staff were also evacuated from the island. As a result of the shut...

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