Three injured during Valero Refinery fire - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Three injured during Valero Refinery fire

Memphis firefighters were dispatched to the Valero Refinery late this afternoon after a fire broke out on one of the plant's flare platforms. Memphis firefighters were dispatched to the Valero Refinery late this afternoon after a fire broke out on one of the plant's flare platforms.

(WMC-TV) – Memphis firefighters were dispatched to the Valero Refinery late this afternoon after a fire broke out on one of the plant's flare platforms.

Valero spokesman Bill Day told Action News 5 that three contractors were working on the platform when a fire broke out. All three workers were injured and had to be lowered to safety.

"No other units were involved, refinery production was not affected, and there were no offsite impacts," said Day. "The appropriate agencies have been notified."

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