EXPLOSION: Wisconsin Oil Refinery, Over 20 Injured
(Oilfield1 is praying for everyone involved.)
At least 20 people were reportedly injured at an oil refinery in Wisconsin on Thursday after a tank containing crude oil or asphalt suddently exploded in a scene that witnesses said rattled the air like a “sonic boom.”
The explosion broke out at Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior, Wis., the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported.
The Superior Police Department tweeted civilians should stay away from the area due to a “large incident.” WDIO reported workers were being evacuated from the building. The fire was previously said to be out but the Superior Police Department said the blaze has reignited and have asked people to stay away from the area. So far residents have not been asked to evacuate the area. [Read More]