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Fatal fire in Dubrovnik hydroelectric plant claims at least one life Mark Thomas

Fatal fire in Dubrovnik hydroelectric plant claims at least one life

By  Jan 10, 2019

The Dubrovnik Police Chief, Ivan Pavlicevic, has confirmed that the dead body of one of the three workers missing in the fire at the hydroelectric power plant in Plat, just south of Dubrovnik, has been found in a drainage channel. The other two workers are still missing.

The fire at the hydropower plant in Plat was extinguished this morning. It is assumed that the cause of the fire is of a technical nature, and Ivan Vučetić will conduct the investigation on the cause.

At the time of the fire in the hydro power plant there were 9 workers present, said Pavlicevic. Six of them were taken to the General Hospital in Dubrovnik, two are in the emergency department, the severity of their injuries and health condition is unknown for the time being. The search for the remaining two workers continues with police boats and divers in the vicinity.

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