Fire erupts out of Louisiana Marathon Petroleum refinery, residents told to evacuate

Posted on AllSides August 25th, 2023
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Local emergency responders are responding to a naphtha release and fire at a storage tank Friday at the Marathon Petroleum refinery in Garyville, Louisiana. According to a statement from the petroleum company, the release and fire are contained within the refinery’s property, with no off-site impacts detected and no injuries reported. Air monitoring has also been deployed within the community. Residents within a 1-mile radius of the refinery are being ordered to evacuate as a precautionary measure. Videos of the fire with large dark clouds of smoke and fire billowing...

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