On 9 May, at 20.45 CEST, a fire broke out at the steam cracker at Borealis‘ production location in Stenungsund, Sweden.
The local crisis team immediately activated the emergency plan. The fire brigade arrived on site promptly and took steps to contain the fire.
Thanks to the quick mobilisation of the fire brigade, the fire was contained today - May 10 - at 5.15 and the situation is now fully under control. No one was injured during this incident.
Borealis is working closely and openly with the authorities to investigate the root cause of the incident and will take every action to prevent a similar accident from happening again.
The local community is being regularly updated on www.borealisgroup.com/stenungsund.