Media Release 05-14-2019


Public Information Officer Update

For Immediate Release

At approximately 11:45 AM during the deconstruction of tank 80-15, a small flash fire developed.  There was visible smoke in the impacted tank farm; however, the pre-staged firefighting crews extinguished the fire very quickly. There were no injuries or off-site impact as a result of the incident.  Air monitoring during the incident did not identify any elevated benzene levels during the time of the fire.


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