first_img“The situation is stable. The fire has been contained to the site and the site has been secured,” says Suncor spokeswoman Sneh Seetal. “We continue to monitor the situation closely, working with regulatory agencies and the applicable authorities.”Well Control Specialists have been brought in and helicopters are doing daily flyovers to keep tabs on the site. Seetal says that so far, the air quality in the area from the fire is still good, and poses no risk to the public at this time.”Air monitoring stations continue to indicate no risks to public health. The safety of our employees, contractors, and protection of the environment continue to be our top priorities.”- Advertisement -Suncor regularly practices its emergency response for incidents of this nature and Seetal says so far everything has gone according to plan. Residents and aboriginal communities within 10 kilometres of the site have been notified of the issue and are being updated on the situation regularly.At this point, Suncor says it’s too soon to predict when the fire may be put out.Advertisementlast_img

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