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August 2 – Phillips 66 Refinery

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August 7th, 2015
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RODEO HERCULES FIRE DISTRICT

M E D I A   R E L E A S E

 

 

DATE: August 2, 2015

TIME OF ALARM: 3:13 PM

TYPE OF INCIDENT: Industrial Fire

LOCATION: Phillips 66 Refinery

RESPONSE: 1 Engine, 1 Truck, 1 Battalion Chief

ASSISTING AGENCIES: P66, Rodeo Hercules Fire District

FIRE INFORMATION: The Rodeo Hercules Fire District responded to a reported fire at the Phillips 66 Refinery in Rodeo. On arrival Fire District crews found Refinery personnel engaged in  in an external firefighting operation that involved a Delayed Coker Unit. The Rodeo Hercules Fire District merged into Unified Command, assisted Phillips 66 Refinery personnel with firefighting efforts and supplied an elevated stream using aerial apparatus to cool the unit. Fire District personnel stayed at scene until the incident was placed under control.

 

PRESS RELEASE BY: Charles Hanley, FIRE CHIEF

DATE: August 3, 2015

CONTACT PERSON / PHONE NUMBER: Phillips 66 Refinery (510) 245-4400