RICHMOND, Calif. (KABC) — Federal investigators say an old and corroded pipe may be to blame for the massive oil refinery fire in Richmond.
The fire erupted when a vapor cloud ignited last Monday. The blaze endangered more than a dozen workers in the immediate vicinity. The resulting thick, black smoke caused thousands to seek medical attention for related health issues. It was marked as one of the most serious U.S. refinery fires in recent years.
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