April, 2001

This is a repeating event

200123AprAll DayCarson Refinery Fire 2001Carson Refinery Los Angeles (US-CA)Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Hydrocarbons


A piping leak resulted in a fire in this refinery coker unit. Smoke rose to over 3,000 feet, and the coker was shut down for approximately two months.

[ Property Damage $120 Million. Estimated Current Value $204 Million ]

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