Canada's NOVA Chemicals extinguishes small fire at Corunna site

06 June 2012 16:19  [Source: ICIS news]

TORONTO (ICIS)--NOVA Chemicals on Wednesday quickly extinguished a small fire at its Corunna petrochemicals site near Sarnia in southern Ontario, the Canadian olefins producer said.

NOVA issued a fire alert just before 10:00 hours local time (14:00 hours GMT) after a fire broke out at a heater at the Corunna site, a local fire alert service said.

NOVA fire crews responded quickly to extinguish the fire and an “All Clear” was issued shortly afterwards.

Media officials at Calgary, Alberta-based NOVA were not immediately available for additional comment.

NOVA has a cracker and downstream chemical production plants at Corunna, where it employs a staff of about 500 people, according to information on its website.

By: Stefan Baumgarten
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