Explosion at BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana

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An explosion was reported at the BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana tonight.

The Whiting Fire Department confirms the report of an explosion around 9 p.m.

They say they were notified “of a fire in one of the units in the plant.”  They were given no additional information.

No evacuations are taking place, as of now.

The refinery has their own fire department.

The Whiting Fire Department has been placed on stand-by because of the incident.

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