St. Bernard crews respond to fire at Valero Refinery in Meraux

St. Bernard crews respond to fire at Valero Refinery in Meraux

Photo of fire at Valero Refinery submitted by eyewitness Samuel Asevado

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Posted on July 22, 2012 at 2:44 AM

Updated Monday, Oct 21 at 12:16 AM

MERAUX, La. --  St. Bernard Parish fire crews responded to a fire at the Valero Refinery, the former Murphy Oil refinery, in Meraux early Sunday morning.

St. Bernard Fire Chief Thomas Stone told Eyewitness News that no residents or people outside of the refinery on E. St. Bernard Highway were in danger and no evacuations were ordered.

Additional reports said the fire was contained to a crude unit inside the refinery and that there were no reports of serious injuries.

The situation began approximately 2 a.m. Sunday. 

If you have any video or photos from the scene, please email them to eyewitness@wwltv.com.

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