UPDATE: Fire services tackle large blaze at Slough Heat and Power Station

Slough firefighters called back to site of fire for a second day

Fire services from Slough, Langley and Windsor attended a fire at Slough Heat and Power Station at 9:30am this morning.

Fire fighters were called to the power station in Buckingham Avenue where one of the metal hoppers filled with rubbish caught fire with flames reaching five storeys.

Two engines from Slough, one from Langley and one from Windsor were at the scene for around two hours tackling the blaze and ensuring the area was safe.

No one was injured during the blaze.

SSE said in a statement: “At around 9.30am last Friday (13 September), a small fire broke out during demolition works at SSE’s Combined Heat and Power plant on the Slough Trading Estate.

“The emergency services attended the site and the fire was extinguished with no injuries and no impact to the operational part of the site.

“SSE is investigating the cause of the incident with its principal contractor, Keltbray.”

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