SINGAPORE: A fire broke out in a refinery tank on Jurong Island on Saturday morning (Mar 23).
ExxonMobil said the incident happened at about 9.45am.
“The company emergency response team and SCDF quickly surrounded the affected tank with five large water monitors to cool the exterior of the tank.”
No injuries were reported and all personnel have been accounted for, said an ExxonMobil spokesperson, adding that the fire was contained at about 10.30am.
“We are looking into the cause of the incident,” the spokesperson said.
The Jurong Island refinery, together with another site at Pioneer Road, processes about 592,000 barrels of oil a day, according to ExxonMobil’s website.