4 injured in Coffeyville refinery fire

Courtesy KJRH

COFFEYVILLE, Kansas – A Texas company says four workers at a southeast Kansas oil refinery were burned in an early morning fire in its isomerization unit.

CVR Refining says the fire at its Coffeyville refinery was reported at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday and extinguished by 1:18 a.m. The company says initial reports indicate there was no impact to the surrounding community.

CVR isn’t naming the employees who were hurt and transported to an area hospital, but says it is providing assistance to the workers and their families.

The company is based in Sugar Land, Texas. Its Coffeyville refinery has a rated capacity of 115,000 barrels per day.

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