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Fire burns at west Tulsa refinery

Posted at 1:29 PM, Aug 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-08 16:15:29-04

TULSA -- A fire sent out black smoke at a west Tulsa refinery on Wednesday afternoon.

In a statement to 2 Works for You, HollyFrontier Refinery said the fire happened at their east wastewater plant at approximately 1:10 p.m.

The Tulsa Fire Department was not called to assist in fighting the fire, which was short lived at the Holly Refinery near 25th Street and Southwest Boulevard.

HollyFrontier issued the following statement:

“Our Emergency Response Team immediately responded and extinguished the fire. Our employees and contractors are accounted for and safe. No injuries were reported and we do not anticipate operational disruptions. We are monitoring the surrounding area and we don’t expect any impact to the community.”

- HollyFrontier Tulsa Refining, LLC

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