(Reuters) – Firefighters in Carson, California are tackling a blaze at a Phillips 66 refinery, the corporate mentioned late on Friday.
The hearth continues to be energetic and there have been no accidents, Phillips 66 mentioned in a press release.
The reason for the fireplace, which began at about 7:30 p.m. native time, is underneath investigation, it added.
The hearth occurred on the Carson facility, which is a part of the Phillips 66 Los Angeles Refinery. The refinery processes primarily heavy, high-sulfur crude oil, in keeping with the corporate’s web site.
Individually, the Los Angeles County Hearth Division advised Reuters that there are not any recognized casualties and no evacuations.
Reporting by Subrat Patnaik and Aishwarya Nair in Bengaluru; extra reporting by Steve Gorman in Los Angeles; enhancing by Richard Pullin