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Three workers were injured early Monday morning by a blaze at a Marathon Petroleum refinery in Galveston Bay, Texas.

According to Houston Public Media, the fire began around 2:45 a.m. on Monday at an unspecified unit of the 86,0000 barrel per day Texas City refinery.

One contract employee was flown to a burn center in Galveston and two other employees were treated on-site for minor injuries and released.

The affected unit was down at the time for planned maintenance, KHOU said.

No impacts on the refinery’s operations have been reported.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

According to Marathon, the refinery produces produces gasoline, chemical-grade propylene, propane, aromatics, dry gas, slurry and sulfur and employs about 275 employees people.


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