Fire alarm at Northvolt - building evacuated

Räddningstjänsten har ryckt ut med totalt 13 enheter, enligt en larmoperatör vid SOS Alarm. Strax före 09.30 hade flera bilar kört in på Northvoltområdet, medan några stod utanför området och avvaktade. Röken i bakgrunden kommer från Skellefteå Krafts värmeverk på Hedensbyn och har inget med händelsen att göra.
Räddningstjänsten har ryckt ut med totalt 13 enheter, enligt en larmoperatör vid SOS Alarm. Strax före 09.30 hade flera bilar kört in på Northvoltområdet, medan några stod utanför området och avvaktade. Röken i bakgrunden kommer från Skellefteå Krafts värmeverk på Hedensbyn och har inget med händelsen att göra.

At 08.58 an alarm was received about a fire in a building in the Northvolt area.

Skellefteå 15 mars 2023 10:24

Update 09.14:

The emergency services have arrived at Northvolt. According to an operator at SOS Alarm, the emergency services have moved out with 13 units.

– At the moment, it is unclear what the alarm is about, says the operator.

Update 09.27:

According to Norran's reporter Peter Krikortz, who is on the scene, the rescue service has arrived.

Update 09.53:

Anders Thor, communications manager at Northvolt, announces that a building in the area has been evacuated due to the fire alarm.

– According to initial investigations, the alarm is not due to an active fire, he writes in the email.

There are no reports of any injuries.

The emergency services have started to leave the area. The matter has been handed over to Northvolt, according to an operator at SOS Alarm.

Update 11.04:

Patrick Enberg at the rescue service in Skellefteå says that it was a filter that had started to burn.

– When we arrived, personnel on site had done a good job of putting out the fire. We helped extinguish it, it took maybe ten minutes, he says.

He explains that the reason why the emergency services went out on such a large scale is that the emergency services' alarm plan looks like that.

– We beat the big drum until we know what it is about, he says.

The rescue service from Skellefteå went into the area. Rescue forces from Skelleftehamn waited outside, while other forces returned to base.

– Everything went according to plan, says Enberg.


 
 
 
 
 
 
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