7/31/2019, 6:24 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Explosion, fire at Exxon Mobil's Baytown refinery - report

An explosion rocked Exxon Mobil Corp.'s Baytown refinery in Texas, after which the local media reported that at least one of the buildings within the compound caught fire.

The local police department said that two fires were reported at the Exxon plant and that the evacuation of the complex wasn't ordered at this moment, while the company purportedly said it was dealing with the fire without disclosing additional details.

Baytown refinery is the second-largest oil refinery in the United States.

Breaking the News / MA