Incredible Video Footage Shows An Oil Refinery Exploding In Philadelphia And Becoming Engulfed In Flames

A fire that broke out early Friday morning at an an oil refinery in Southwest Philadelphia triggered an enormous explosion that could reportedly be felt by residents as far as southern New Jersey. The blaze began just after 4 a.m. at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions facility, which is the largest oil refining complex on the East Coast, producing 335,000 barrels of crude oil daily.

Deputy Fire Commissioner Craig Murphy told NBC 10 News that the fire began when a vat of butane ignited and...



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