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Explosion at Refinery

AN EXPLOSION and fire at the Wynnewood Refinery left two employees badly burned and others reportedly injured. CVR Energy has issued a statement saying the company is investigating the incident. GoFundMe pages have been set up for both of the young men suffering burns in the accident. (Photo by Save Wynnewood)

An explosion occurred Tuesday morning at the Wynnewood Refinery. A fire broke out in the unit. Multiple EMS units were sent to assist injured employees at the refinery and two helicopters flew out burn victims to hospitals.
In an official statement by CVR Energy: CVR Energy confirms that today (Tuesday) at approximately 8:20 a.m., a fire occurred in the gasoline hydrotreated at the Wynnewood refinery operated by its subsidiary. Two employees were injured and were transported offsite for evaluation. All employees have been accounted for.
Company officials are conducting a thorough investigation into this incident.

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