One Killed In Chevron Refinery Fire

One Killed In Chevron Refinery Fire

Posted: Updated:
PASCAGOULA, Miss. -

Update: 6:15am

Officials say the person killed this morning was a Chevron employee. The incident happened in one of the cracking units in the refinery.

A 50th anniversary celebration was planned for tomorrow. No word yet if that event will be canceled or postponed.

 

3:30 am

One person was killed this morning after a fire at the Chevron Pascagoula Refinery. According to a statement from Chevron, the fire started in one of the refinery processing units around 2am Friday. Officials say the site is secure and the community is in no danger.

Chevron has not said if anyone else was injured in the incident. The company says it will not release the name of the victim until the family has been notified.

News 5 has a crew headed to Pascagoula and we'll update this story as more information becomes available.

 

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Alabama State Trooper Wounded in Shootout

    Alabama State Trooper Wounded in Shootout

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:42:05 GMT
    The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is looking into a shooting involving an Alabama State Trooper.
    The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is looking into a shooting involving an Alabama State Trooper.
  • Gulf Shores Shooter Arrested

    Gulf Shores Shooter Arrested

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:12:47 GMT
    The Gulf Shores Police Department has arrested the suspect accused of shooting a Spanish Fort teenager.
    The Gulf Shores Police Department has arrested the suspect accused of shooting a Spanish Fort teenager.
  • Surveillance Camera Captures Police Chase

    Surveillance Camera Captures Police Chase

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:46:59 GMT
    News 5 has surveillance video of Wednesday's police chase in Baldwin County. Witnesses say they're frustrated with police. News 5's Blake Brown explains.
    News 5 has surveillance video of Wednesday's police chase in Baldwin County. Witnesses say they're frustrated with police. News 5's Blake Brown explains.
Powered by WorldNow

555 Broadcast Dr,
Mobile AL 36606

Telephone: 251.479.5555
Fax: 251.473.8130
Email: news5@wkrg.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.