Five Workers Hurt in Fire at Fort McMurray Syncrude Plant

FORT MCMURRAY– Five employees have been injured carrying out a fire in the Syncrude plant close to Fort McMurray upon Thurs.

A firm spokeswoman said the employees, four companies and something Syncrude employee, tend to be being treated from a good undisclosed medical center.

The fire within the plant started in a recovery device from about two p.m. at the company’s Mildred Lake facility in Fort McMurray.

The damage to the facility is “minor” however the conditions from the employees is unfamiliar.

“I have no details on the seriousness of their injuries,” said Cheryl Robb, of Syncrude.

Robb mentioned the company’s emergency workers, such as paramedics and firefighters, treated the actual sufferers on-page and also extinguished the fire.

“We have informed Alberta Environment, Workplace Health and Safety and also the Energy Resources Conservation Board,” said Robb. “And we tend to be along the way of notifying family members.”