Exxon has small fire at Beaumont, TX, refinery-website

Wed Nov 24, 2010 5:24pm GMT
 

Nov 24 (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N: Quote) had a small fire within a processing area at its 344,500 barrel-per-day refinery in Beaumont, Texas, the KFDM News website reported.

Everyone is accounted for following the fire at the refinery, the website reported citing a company spokeswoman.

The fire was reported at about 10:15 a.m. and was just about out within 30 minutes. Exxon was able to handle the fire without calling in the Beaumont Fire Department. (Reporting by Ratul Ray Chaudhuri in Bangalore)

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