Fire at Phillips 66 Borger Refinery

Apr 1, 2024 | Burn Injuries, Fires And Explosions, Industrial Accidents, Petrochemical Accidents

Photo: Borger News Herald

APRIL 1, 2024 — A fire erupted at the Phillips 66 Borger Refinery today, prompting emergency response teams to take action. According to reports from the City of Borger/Hutchinson County OEM, the blaze ignited around 11:20 a.m., sending plumes of smoke billowing into the sky.

Immediately, emergency responders and the Borger Fire Department swiftly mobilized to suppress the flames. The fire is believed to have originated within one of the processing plants at the refinery complex.

Two individuals were reported to have sustained injuries requiring immediate medical attention. Borger city officials have confirmed that both individuals have been life-flighted to nearby hospitals, although the extent of their injuries remains unknown.

By 1:00 p.m., the fire had been successfully extinguished. However, the repercussions of this incident have left behind questions and anxieties about safety protocols, regulatory compliance, and the well-being of those affected.

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