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Reports of explosion and fire at Ergon oil refinery in Newell


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WKBN reports, some Columbiana County residents reported seeing a glow across the Ohio River late Saturday night.

According to the Newell Volunteer Fire Department, there are “a lot of people out” at a fire at Ergon West Virginia, Inc. petroleum refinery in Newell, West Virginia.

It is unknown how the fire started or the extent of the area affected.

https://twitter.com/theinsiderpaper/status/1398852017162969089?s=21

The same oil refinery caught fire last month. Crews working to put out fire at Ergon plant across Ohio River

https://twitter.com/wtov9/status/1398854261459623941?s=21

https://twitter.com/intelpointalert/status/1398849177677860864?s=21

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One more video recorded from far away of the oil refinery in Newell

https://twitter.com/rybeccar/status/1398860584196751362?s=21

 

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UPDATE: Fire at Ergon in Newell, West Virginia is now 'under control' and has been extinguished

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