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At least 20 injured in reported explosions at the Huska refinery

The fire department and other agencies respond to the reported explosion at the Huska refinery near Duluth on Thursday.

Initially, the fire department reported that at least 20 were injured and reported at 11:07 that at least six were transferred.

WDIO states that smoke

The call came at 10:06, according to Steve Panger, Chief of Fire Department.

Hubbard’s sister WDIO states that smoke can be seen in the distance. The roads are blocked around the refinery and the workers are evacuated.

Husky bought the refinery from Calumet last year. At that time, the Duluth News Tribune reported that the only refinery in Wisconsin had about 180 employees.

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Panger did not know the severity of the injury. He said the fire was supposed to be out.

Panger added that the explosion was allegedly a small explosion of the tank and the product is considered raw or asphalt.

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