Two brothers die in Ohio refinery fire

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OREGON, Ohio (WTVG) - The BP Husky Toledo Refinery has been unopen down aft 2 radical mislaid their lives successful a occurrence astatine the installation Tuesday.

Representatives of BP confirmed that 2 radical were killed aft sustaining injuries successful the fire.

According to The Blade, the 2 who were killed were brothers Ben and Max Morrissey. These Morrisseys were members of the United Steelworkers District One Local 346, according to the Union.

“It is with heavy sadness we study that 2 BP unit injured successful a occurrence astatine the BP Husky Toledo Refinery person passed away,” refinery officials said successful an announcement Wednesday. “Our thoughts are with the families and loved ones of these 2 individuals. All different unit is accounted for and our worker assistance squad is connected tract successful Toledo to enactment our employees impacted by this tragedy.”

According to BP Husky, the occurrence was extinguished past nighttime astir 10:15 p.m. and the refinery remains offline Wednesday.

According to Lucas County Regional Dispatch, crews responded to the refinery successful the 4100 artifact of Cedar Point Road successful Oregon astir 6:30 p.m. connected Tuesday evening for reports of injuries.

OSHA compliance officers arrived astatine the installation Wednesday.

Viewer video shows a occurrence astatine BP refinery successful Oregon connected Sept. 20, 2022

Per BP: The refinery tin process up to 160,000 barrels of crude oil each day, providing the Midwest with gasoline, diesel, pitchy fuel, propane, asphalt, and different products.

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