Fire at biogas plant - five fire trucks at scene

A call came in to SOS at 11:34 regarding a fire in a building on Verksvägen in Tuvan, Skellefteå.

Skellefteå2024-04-30 13:10

Update 11:40
According to the report, it's an industrial fire at or near the Tuvan biogas plant. The fire department is en route.

The fire department's command center reports a fire in a transformer. Five rescue vehicles have arrived at the scene.

–They are working to extinguish the fire and prevent it from spreading. The latest prognosis I received was at 12:00. According to that, they estimate they will remain on-site for 30 to 60 minutes, says the RC Nord operator.

Update 13:00
The fire department on-site reports that the situation is under control but they need to inspect the room.

– There was a fire in a transformer, mostly smoke and no open flames. We need Skellefteå Kraft to come and shut off the power before we can enter, says operations leader Jonas Edberg to Norran's reporter on-site.