Fire Closes UK Power Generation Unit

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power plant fire protectionLondon, England -- A fire at a power generation unit near London has caused its closure.  This closure is causing issues for the London electricity supply, which is already exacerbated.

The power station provides 1,360MW of power for a densely populated area.  One of two units has been shut down, affecting 500k households.  

The cause of the fire is not yet known, but no one was injured. 

Officials are concerned about the constraint on power supply because there are very few power stations in the area, and it is very populated.

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