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EXPLOSION and fire rock Mexican oil refinery in Veracruz state (VIDEO)
Fire has broken out at a Pemex oil refinery in Minatitln, a town in the Mexican state of Veracruz. Video from the scene shows a plume of black smoke as the facility is engulfed in flames. No casualties have been reported so far.
The incident occurred at the Petróleos Mexicano (Pemex) refinery named after former Mexican President Lazaro Cardenas. Black smoke, flames and repeated explosions can be seen and heard in videos that have made rounds on social media on Wednesday.
A series of five explosions struck the oil storage area, according to local media.
#Videos Segn empleados de la refinera "Lzaro Crdenas", en Minatitln, Veracruz, fueron cinco explosiones consecutivas en un rea de almacenamiento de tanques de combustleo.— Proceso (@proceso) April 8, 2021
Explosin en Minatitln pic.twitter.com/HNZivgmT3p— Fernanda (@FerBetancourt9) April 8, 2021
Incendio en la Refinera Lzaro Crdenas, en Minatitln Ver. pic.twitter.com/wWhKhnpNaH— Mi Noticias con Miguel Lopez (@MiguelH99927488) April 8, 2021
One photograph in particular is going viral, showing a Pemex worker scrambling to shut off a valve as a fireball explodes behind him.
Around 7:30 pm local time, Pemex said the fire appeared to be under control, adding, “fortunately, it is confirmed that there are no fatalities or serious injuries.”