Sector Industry, pipelines and networks

Investigation into fire at ExxonMobil, 21 August 2017 Rotterdam


The Dutch Safety Board launched an investigation into fire that took place at ExxonMobil in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) 21st of August 2017. The investigation will focus on the immediate cause of the fire and on any underlying causes, and will identify the lessons to be learnt. Due to the extent of the damage of the fire, this incident comes within the scope of the Dutch Safety Board's mandatory investigation remit.


  • Start date 21 aug. 2017
  • End date
  • Type investigationShort
  • Status investigationOpen


This investigation is ongoing.

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