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Massive Fire at South Philadelphia Oil Refinery Injures

A fire broke out at a Philadelphia oil refinery Friday morning, starting with an explosion so massive it was felt in South Jersey and Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The fire started in a tank containing butane and propane at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia. Smoke from the fire raised concerns about air pollution.

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Philadelphia Oil Refinery Explosion Shakes City With Huge

An orange fireball filled the sky in Philadelphia early Friday after an explosion at an oil refinery in the southwest part of the city. From Pennsylvania to New Jersey, there were reports of homes

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Massive Fire at South Philadelphia Oil Refinery Injures

A fire broke out at a Philadelphia oil refinery Friday morning, starting with an explosion so massive it was felt in South Jersey and Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The fire started in a tank containing butane and propane at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia. Smoke from the fire raised concerns about air pollution.

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Massive fireball from South Philadelphia refinery

A massive fireball from the oil refinery explosion that rocked South Philadelphia Friday morning was so hot that it was captured by weather satellites in space. While it’s not unusual for National Weather Service infrared satellites to detect the heat signature of huge fires, "what makes this different is it was a refinery fire,” said Lee Robertson, a meteorologist with the service in

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Massive fire and explosions rip through Philadelphia oil

A massive fire at an oil refinery owned by Philadelphia Energy Solutions on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant so badly that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to

Massive explosion, fire at Philadelphia refinery caught on

Residents in the Philadelphia area were awakened by multiple explosions and a massive fire at a 150-year-old refinery complex that continues to burn. The Philadelphia Fire Department said they

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Video shows explosion at Philadelphia oil refinery YouTube

Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery is on fire. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gas prices are moving upwards on the

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Oil refinery explosions in Philadelphia YouTube

Oil refinery explosions in Philadelphia Massive explosion rocks 150-year-old oil refinery in Philadelphia Duration: 1:57. Fox News 66,742 views. 1:57. Cloud of Fire: What the June Refinery

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Huge fire breaks out at Philadelphia oil refinery after a

A huge blaze erupted after an explosion in a Philadelphia oil refinery butane vat Friday morning triggered a series of deafening bangs and sent a massive fireball into the sky that could be seen

Massive fire and explosions rock Philadelphia oil refinery

A fire was burning out of control at an oil refinery in Pennsylvania early Friday morning, and video captured a massive explosion that rocked the building and was felt throughout the city of

Fire, Explosions Rock Philadelphia Oil Refinery Overnight

Philadelphia Energy Solutions says the 150-year-old oil refining complex produces 335,000 barrels of crude oil daily. It was the second blaze at the refinery this month, following a June 10 fire

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Massive explosion at Philadelphia refinery

Massive explosion at Philadelphia refinery. 6/21/2019 . Firefighters battled a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions’ refinery in Philadelphia that resulted in several explosions but caused no significant injuries, the company said on Friday. The fire began early Friday morning in a butane vat at the 335,000 barrel-per-day refinery, according to the Philadelphia Fire Department’s

“I Thought It Was A Meteor” Massive Explosion, Fire

A massive fire has erupted at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in Southwest Philadelphia, the oldest continuously operated refinery on the East Coast, shaking nearby homes and sending clouds of thick smoke into the air. An explosion that started the fire could reportedly be heard all the way in South Jersey.

Fire at Oil Refinery in South Philadelphia Causes Massive

A massive fire rocked an oil refinery in South Philadelphia early Friday morning, causing explosions that could be felt as far away as New Jersey, according to early news reports.No evacuations

Massive Fire, Explosions at South Philadelphia Refinery

A massive fire and series of explosions rocked a South Philadelphia refinery complex, the largest on the East Coast, early Friday morning. The blast jolted people from their

Massive Fire at South Philadelphia Oil Refinery Injures

A fire broke out at a Philadelphia oil refinery Friday morning, starting with an explosion so massive it was felt in South Jersey and Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The fire started in a tank containing butane and propane at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia. Smoke from the fire raised concerns about air pollution.

Oil refinery fire rocks Philadelphia with explosions

1:16 Massive fire and explosions rock Philadelphia oil refinery WATCH: A fire was burning out of control at an oil refinery in Pennsylvania early Friday morning. comments Leave a

Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery explosion hurled

The explosion that destroyed the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in June was so powerful it launched a 38,000-pound piece of equipment all

Philadelphia refinery explosion was spotted from space

A satellite of the National Weather Service spotted the massive fireball from the explosion at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery early on Friday morning.

In Philly, a history of oil refinery fires going back decades

An explosion at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery in South Philadelphia early Friday is the latest in a string of fires, explosions, and incidents involving the city’s oil refinery compounds.

PHILADELPHIA REFINERY FIRE: Explosions at

PHILADELPHIA -- A fire that burned for more than a day following an explosion at a Philadelphia oil refinery has been extinguished, though officials are still monitoring local air quality.

Philadelphia fire: Oil explosion sparks apocalyptic

Apocalyptic video shows sky turn orange as Philadelphia oil explosion sparks huge fireball FRIGHTENING footage shows a huge fireball which shook the city of Philadelphia, after an oil refinery

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Oil refinery fire rocks Philadelphia with explosions

1:16 Massive fire and explosions rock Philadelphia oil refinery WATCH: A fire was burning out of control at an oil refinery in Pennsylvania early Friday morning. comments Leave a

Philadelphia refinery fire: What we know (and what we

A massive explosion rocked the oil refinery in South Philadelphia early Friday morning, city officials confirmed. Fires raged throughout the morning

Giant fire at a Philadelphia oil refinery sparks an

PHILADELPHIA — A large fire broke out early Friday at an oil refinery in Philadelphia, rattling the area with at least one booming explosion and lighting up the dark sky with huge balls of gas

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's

A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to

Philadelphia refinery fire: Explosion heard after CNN

A large fire broke out early Friday at an oil refinery in Philadelphia, rattling the area with at least one booming explosion and lighting up the dark sky with huge balls of gas and flame.

Fire leads to massive explosion at Philadelphia oil refinery

A massive explosion at an oil refinery in Philadelphia Friday morning could be felt from miles away. According to CNBC, four minor injuries had been reported.What happened?Around 4 a.m. ET, a vat of butane ignited at Philadelphia Energy Solutions, the outlet reported. It's not clear what caused the vat to catch fire. From there, the fire reportedly

Philadelphia Oil Refinery Explosion Shakes City With

An orange fireball filled the sky in Philadelphia early Friday after an explosion at an oil refinery in the southwest part of the city. From Pennsylvania to New Jersey, there were reports of

Philadelphia refinery explosion seen from space on

The Philadelphia oil refinery explosion was so big, it could be seen from space [Photo: Matt Rourke/AP/Shutterstock] By Christopher Zara 1 minute Read. If

Massive explosion at refinery in Philadelphia: reports

Massive explosion rocks 150-year-old oil refinery in Philadelphia. No injuries are reported after a fireball lights up the night sky over Philadelphia with residents saying they could feel the

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Philadelphia Refinery Explosion So Hot It's Spotted From

The explosion at a Philadelphia oil refinery on Friday morning was so large and so hot that it was captured from space in satellite infrared images, the National Weather Service’s Key West

MASSIVE explosions rip through oil refinery in

The massive refinery processes around 335,000 barrels of crude oil daily, and employs about 1,000 people. The fire has been contained in the area, and nearby roads, including a major highway, have been blocked off by emergency crews.

Massive Fire Erupts At Oil Refinery In South Philadelphia

Massive Fire Erupts At Oil Refinery In South Philadelphia No evacuations were ordered, but firefighters asked nearby residents to shelter in place. PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fire at a 150-year-old refinery complex in Philadelphia turned the early morning sky a bright orange and yellow and awakened startled residents with explosions that shook homes Friday.

Philadelphia Refinery Explosion Was So Intense It Could

The intense heat emitted by the explosion was seen in satellite imagery. Last Friday's massive explosion at a Philadelphia refinery was so intense that its heat signature could be seen in

South Philadelphia refinery site plan: Key things to know

After months of uncertainty following a massive explosion and subsequent bankruptcy, the site of the shuttered South Philadelphia refinery complex has new life and new ownership under a Chicago-based developer, expected to become official Thursday.And, for the first time since the 1860s, the area may not be used for refining oil.

‘Damn, This Is Bad’: Fire NBC10 Philadelphia

A small fire continued to burn Saturday at the East Coast's largest oil refinery a day after explosions and a predawn blaze that shook homes, sent a fireball aloft and caused some minor injuries.

A large fire is burning at a refinery in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — A large fire broke out early Friday at an oil refinery in Philadelphia, rattling the area with at least one booming explosion and lighting up the dark sky with huge

Massive oil refinery leaks toxic chemical in NBC News

PHILADELPHIA — Last May, an air monitor on the border of the East Coast's largest oil refinery recorded a level of benzene, a cancer-causing gas, more than 21 times the federal limit.

Massive explosion at Philadelphia oil refinery: reports

A massive fireball erupted from a 150-year-old oil refinery in south Philadelphia early Friday in an explosion that could be seen from miles away and felt as



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