Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Photo Credit: Jerry Purvis – https://twitter.com/forthpilot Plant operators at the Mossmorran petrochemical plant, one of the largest in Europe, disturbed local communities last night as well as causing concern in communities further afield. SEPA were notified and advised that the flaring could continue for upto 24 hours, as yet no explanation has been provided to the causes of the flaring, Below we have provided a selection of tweets highlighting the concerns and impacts this plant has on local and wider communities. Mossmorran is so loud tonight!! Did you press the wrong button @pondering_nomad ? — Kerri Kirkwood (@kirkyjnr) July 6, 2015 Mossmorran ain't sounding too great! — Kevin Luke (@KevinLuke89) July 6, 2015 Assuming the massive flaming tower burning over in Fife is Mossmorran flaring off and not Sauron opening the gates to Mordor? — Ross Forgan (@forganross) July 6, 2015 Mossmorran's giving it laldy tonight #redskyatnight #fifeaurora — Lesley Thomson (@lelil) July 6, 2015 Must be a mid-eastern dictator on the loose at #mossmorran Fire looks like a Kuwaiti oil field. — Garry Swan (@thirdratehero) July 6, 2015 Im guessing its the Mossmorran, its about that size of flame pic.twitter.com/XgXvhkgfVM — Lewis McKenzie (@Lewie895) July 6, 2015 Is there a fire in south Fife? I can see bright orange flashing but its behind meadowbank stadium so I can't see what it is? — Jimmy Pringle (@pringle_jimmy) July 6, 2015 @pringle_jimmy every chance it's just the flame from Mossmorran plant blowing about a bit in the wind — Matt Maclachlan (@kizaer) July 6, 2015 What the hell is going on in Fife. Looks like a massive fire to the east. — Chris Leckie (@leckie) July 6, 2015 Mossmorran is needing to give it a rest! The rumbling is getting annoying now ???? pic.twitter.com/Oj2zCxbIPb — Nicolle (@nicolleyoung) July 6, 2015 @philip_roberts @semanticist yep pic.twitter.com/c7xOtUDHv5 — Chris Leckie (@leckie) July 6, 2015 You'd be forgiven for thinking Fife was home to a War of the Worlds remake tonight with Mossmorran's flaring ???? pic.twitter.com/xHjIh7xiYl — Stuart (@stu_shaw) July 6, 2015 the mossmorran flame is freaking me out, it's so loud and the sky is orange pic.twitter.com/9QpWbG93r1 — jennifer (@jennifersc0tt_) July 6, 2015 Mossmorran's making the sky look unhealthy ???????? — Courtney Nicol (@courtneynicol98) July 6, 2015 Fire in Fife (#Scotland). It looks like a #sunset. Is it a wind turbine? pic.twitter.com/1wCETVvSvh — Alessandro Boccolini (@alepisa83) July 6, 2015 @jennycolgan Not aurora, nor aliens I'm afraid. Bit closer to home, it's the flare from Mossmorran across in Fife. — Sarah Reay (@sarahjreay) July 6, 2015 @jennycolgan Not aliens I'm afraid. Just Mossmorran burning off excess gas! pic.twitter.com/GzU8syIAK2 — Johnny Phillips (@pauliewalnuts86) July 6, 2015 Mossmorran awfy lit up this morning pic.twitter.com/QOOAB2UtJo — Jerry Purvis (@forthpilot) July 7, 2015 the Mossmorran is still burning :O wtf — Lewis McKenzie (@Lewie895) July 7, 2015 @chri5and3rson Still like it this morning, can see it clearly at the waterfront that it is Mossmorran — Mark Forrester (@markf268) July 7, 2015 @lgelly @CllrHood quite a few comments on Twitter re Mossmorran and the extra large flame and noise. Ppl in Edinburgh worried Fife's on fire — Mark Grant (@Technotoaster) July 6, 2015 For those that are concerned about the operations of the plant, please lodge a complaint with SEPA on 0800 80 70 60, otherwise the issue will be dismissed by local representatives on the Mossmorran & Braefoot Bay Community & Safety Committee.