Chemical Explosion At Solar Plant In New South Wales, Australia

Chemical Explosion Alert

A chemical fire at a solar plant near Forbes, in central New South Wales, which started on Saturday continues to burn. 
 
Fire and Rescue New South Wales were called to the incident shortly before 10am on Saturday morning after an explosion started a fire. 
 
Fairfax Media understands the fire is under a 120,000 litre tank containing sodium.
Fire crews set up a 500-metre exclusion zone with police evacuating nearby homes as a precaution. 
 
By Sunday afternoon, Fire and Rescue NSW tweeted the blaze was 95 per cent under control.
Courtesy of whyallanewsonline.com.au

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