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USA – Oil Refinery Tank Explosion

USA – Oil Refinery Tank Explosion

Fire fighters in California are working this morning to keep a massive oil refinery tank explosion under control.

An explosion ripped through the NuStar storage tank last night in Crocket, California.

The tank is now threatening three other nearby tankers. Specialist Industrial Emergency response are onsite and attempting to contain and extinguish the fire with FireFighting Foam and high volume monitors

The explosion has caused smaller wildfires to break out nearby but these fires have almost been completely contained by the local fire services..

No injuries were reported.

NuStar says they are still unsure what caused the fire.

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