Tilbury Power Station Fire 6
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Tilbury: Fire At Power Station
6. Tilbury Power Station Fire 6
Incident commander, Chief Fire Officer David Johnson, said the blaze was one of the most challenging he had dealt with in his 20-year career. "The fire involves 4-6,000 tonnes of biomass high up in the power station building,'' he said. "The fuel cells are designed to carry dry fuel so pouring water on to them and making them significantly heavier could potentially damage the structure of the building."