Hinkley workers evacuated from site after scaffold fire

Site fire crews and the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service tackled the blaze.

Hinkley Point C authorities said: “Fire crews from Hinkley Point C and Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service have attended a scaffolding fire on the construction site near Unit 1.

“Workers were evacuated from the area and there are no reports of injuries at this time.

“The fire is now out and an investigation will take place to establish the cause.”

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