January, 2023

This is a repeating event

202312JanAll DayStanlow Refinery Fire 2013Shell Stanlow (GB)Industry:RefiningCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Overtemperature Origin: Marsh Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Hydrocarbons


Refinery and local fire fighters spent more than six hours battling a fire on a large oil refinery. A warning was issued to local residents because of thick nontoxic smoke generated from a stack on the site. The fire is thought to have broken out in a furnace. No injuries were reported.

[ Property Damage $150 Million. Estimated Current Value $162 Million ]

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