EXPLOSION ROCKS SOUTHWEST DETROIT – Refinery Catches on Fire (Video)
There was an explosion and fire today at the Marathon Detroit Refinery.
A mandatory evacuation was ordered in the area.
Amateur videographers took this of the refinery fire:
The Canadian media is reporting on the blast–
Detroit Firefighters are on scene at a refinery on South Fort Street in Southwest Detroit as black smoke raises above the west Windsor sky.
Preliminary information indicates that explosions were heard followed by heavy black smoke. Detroit media is reporting that a tanker on site may have exploded. The fire is reportedly at the Marathon oil refinery.
Winds are presently blowing from the southwest and smoke is not drifting into Windsor.