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Crews respond to fire at Marathon oil refinery in Garyville following explosion

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Posted at 10:29 AM, Feb 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-21 11:31:14-05

Firefighters were on the scene a fire Monday morning at the Marathon refinery in Garyville, St. John the Baptist Parish.

Sheriff Mike Tregre told that there was an explosion at the site.

No fatalities or injuries were reported, according to Tregre. There was no off-site impact reported.

A Facebook post from the Sheriff's Department urged people in the area to avoid West Airline Hwy and Marathon Avenue in Garyville.

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