Fire, 3 Explosions Rock Philadelphia Oil Refinery

The explosions sent a massive fireball into the sky and shook nearby homes before dawn.

  • Published 21 June 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fire and explosions at the largest oil refinery on the East Coast sent a massive fireball into the sky and shook nearby homes before dawn Friday, though authorities reported only a few minor injuries. The blaze broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex around 4 a.m., spokeswoman Cherice Corley said. News and amateur video showed the enormous orange fireball bursting into the sky about 20 minutes later. Nearby residents… Read at AP News