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GIBRALTAR blackout due to explosion at main power station
The explosion happened approximately 13.30 CEST which despite a heavy rain storm the fire did not show signs of dampening with winds pushed the smoke directly in-land. Easter is about new life and new beginnings, with bank holiday around the corner for this coming Monday it has not been a great start on the Rock.
There have been no reported casualties at this time and the immediate area has been undergoing evacuation with reports people maybe stuck in elevators.
With the current drive on the rock to improve health and safety standards, fire safety and emergency planning will no doubt undergo strict review post this incident.
More to follow in the next few hours....
Riskex Press Team
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