FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze at a science lab last night.

A fire involving 2kg of the chemical Lithium broke out at Oxis Energy at Culham Science Park at about 10pm.

The large fire was in a ground-floor research laboratory.

Oxis Energy develops Lithium Sulfur batteries.

Two fire engines from Abingdon, two from Didcot, and support crews from Eynsham and Oxford’s Rewley Road were called to the scene.

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