Phillips 66 fire crew extinguishes blaze in crude unit

2014-06-11T15:45:00Z 2014-06-11T16:45:04Z Phillips 66 fire crew extinguishes blaze in crude unitBy CHRIS CIOFFI The Billings Gazette

A fire broke out at the large crude unit of the Phillips 66 refinery Wednesday afternoon in Billings.

The incident occurred at about 1:45 p.m., Travis Sloane, a spokesperson for Phillips, said in a press release.

The fire was extinguished in about 15 minutes by on-site personnel, he said. 

No one was injured in the fire and employees have been dispatched off-site while air quality is measured, Sloane said. There does not appear to be any environmental harm as a result of the fire.

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