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No injuries reported after ExxonMobil Billings refinery fire

Posted at 11:59 PM, Mar 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-28 13:42:21-04

Emergency responders extinguished a fire that broke out at the ExxonMobil Billings Refinery Saturday night.

According to an ExxonMobil spokesperson, the fire started around 10 p.m. Saturday and was extinguished around 1:15 a.m. on Sunday.

No one was injured and all employees and contractors were accounted for.

Responding agencies included the Lockwood and Billings fire departments, crews from the Phillips 66 and CHS refineries, along with the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office and Department of Emergency Services.

The spokesperson said in an email air monitoring in the area showed no adverse readings, and "all appropriate notifications to regulatory agencies have been made."

Officials will be making a full assessment of any damages and conducting an investigation to determine the case.

No further information was available. We will update you if we get more details.

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