A major fire broke out in California at an oil refinery | Carson Refinery Fire

A major fire broke out at the refinery of the Marathon Petroleum Oil Company in Carson, California, according to official Twitter reports.

Marathon Refinery In Carson.
Marathon Refinery In Carson.

According to the fire services, the fire was preceded by an explosion. At present, the fire services have managed to take control of the fire.

According to the newspaper Los Angeles Daily News, the incident occurred on Tuesday evening at 22.50 local time (Wednesday morning, 09.50 Moscow time).

🔹 According to preliminary data, there were no casualties during the fire.

As noted on the company's website, Marathon Petroleum has the largest oil refining system in the country, with a capacity of more than 3 million barrels per day.

United States, Carson Refinery Fire : a fire broke out at the Marathon Petroleum oil refinery in Carson, California.

The fire followed an explosion in a cooling tower at the oil refinery, which is located in Los Angeles County, about 20 kilometers from downtown Los Angeles.

🔹 Highway 405 closed in both directions on Wilmington Avenue as a result of the fire