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Los Angeles: Chevron Oil Refinery Fire Sends Smoke into Neighborhoods

HeadlineOct 18, 2017
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In Los Angeles, a fire erupted overnight at a massive Chevron oil refinery near the L.A. International Airport, lighting up the night sky and sending huge columns of smoke into residential neighborhoods. Police warned nearby residents to close their windows as firefighters spent about a half-hour extinguishing flames. Chevron describes the site as the largest oil refinery in the western U.S., processing more than a quarter-million barrels of crude oil each day.

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