At least 20 people were injured after an oil refinery explosion in Superior, Wisconsin. Authorities have asked anyone within a mile radius, or within 10 miles to the south, to evacuate the area.
According to Time, a tank explosion occurred at the Husky oil refinery Thursday morning, resulting in a fire at the scene and about 20 injuries. At least six people were hospitalized following the incident.
Superior police said the fire was initially put, but reignited. Following the resignation, police began advising that anyone within a one-mile radius of the refinery, or within 10 miles due south of the refinery, evacuate for their own safety.
The cause of the tank explosion is still unclear and will be investigated once the scene is stable.
The following information was provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA):
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