Authorities responded to a structure fire at an oil refinery in Carson Tuesday evening. Massive flames could be seen burning the Marathon Petroleum Corporation refinery located roughly 18 miles from downtown Los Angeles. Initial reports indicated there was an explosion in the refinery's cooling tower.
BREAKING: Authorities are responding to the Marathon Refinery in Carson, California after an apparent explosion at the facility. pic.twitter.com/NlpnDrZeMI— Elma Aksalic (@ElmaAksalic) February 26, 2020
Marathon refinery Carson fire— FragiListicLyinBragidoshish (@HicksMykul) February 26, 2020
Gas prices just got higher pic.twitter.com/0LyNGH8inj
Fire at the Marathon Refinery "Carson" pic.twitter.com/xbw9mPruSG— Jesus Esparza (@jesparza76) February 26, 2020