WASHINGTON – A large-scale fire broke out at a refinery in Philadelphia, on the east coast of the United States, early Friday morning, causing a fireball in the sky and shutting down nearby roads, according to television reports. local authorities
Images broadcast by the local television channel NBC10 Philadelphia showed plumes of smoke escaping from this refinery, PES, located in southern Philadelphia.
On social networks, the American media relayed images of a huge fireball formed in the sky.
The refinery management said it was in the process of enumerating staff on site, according to the chain.