Reports Of Explosion At Irving Oil Refinery In Saint John, Fire Now Under Control

“Major incident” took place says Irving Oil.

There have been reports of a major explosion at the Irving Oil refinery in Saint John.

Early reports are that there have been a few injuries, none of them serious.

A large fire could be seen at the refinery, as can be viewed in the video below:

Here’s what Irving Oil said on Twitter:

“We can confirm that a major incident has occurred at our Saint John refinery this morning. We are actively assessing the situation at this time and will share more information when available.”

The fire now appears to be under control.

Spencer Fernando

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Glen

Sabotage????

Maggat

Not good news, however, just watch the pump price out west,Vancouver Island for example, go through the roof. This shows the precarious state of our refining industry in Canada.

Clive

I guess we’ll be buying more Saudi oil….