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There was an explosion Thursday at an oil refinery in Wisconsin that resulted in multiple injuries, a local Fox affiliate reported.
BREAKING: Explosion occurs at oil refinery in Wisconsin, causing multiple casualties https://t.co/9E7SCkXHLv
— BNO News (@BNONews) April 26, 2018
At least 11 people were injured.
Some initial reports claimed there are “at least 20 casualties.”
BREAKING NEWS: Explosion at Wisconsin oil refinery results in at least 20 casualties, report says https://t.co/SNrtCvZeEf
— Fox News (@FoxNews) April 26, 2018
There were officials and first responders on the scene at Husk Energy, formerly the Calumet Oil Refinery, in Superior, according to the Superior Fire Department.
BREAKING: Reports say there was an explosion with multiple injuries this morning at an oil refinery in Superior, Wisconsin. | https://t.co/vPAbzMOKTE pic.twitter.com/qooea8Qf4p
— WCCO – CBS Minnesota (@WCCO) April 26, 2018
The fire department initially said “multiple casualties” have been reported and “at least six transported.”
Details about the explosion have not been released yet.
The refinery employs about 180 people.