Fire at Alon's Louisiana refinery under control

25 April 2013 16:51  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Alon USA quickly extinguished a fire in a reformer unit at its Krotz Springs refinery in Louisiana on Thursday morning, a company spokesperson confirmed.

A minor fire broke out in the reformer unit at the 80,000 bbl/day refinery. The refinery’s emergency response team had the incident under control shortly after, with local Krotz Springs emergency personnel on standby as need.

“No injuries were incurred,” said company spokesperson Blake Lewis. “We do not have a cause at this time, and operational assessment is underway.”

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