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Fire Burns at Oil Transfer Facility

 

On Monday July 28 at approx. 9 a.m., Laramie County Fire District 5 responded to a call at the Oil Transfer Facility Fire on Road 154. Upon arrival, crews found a fire burning in a vapor burn-off stack and condenser.

Facility personnel were evacuated and Road 154 was closed, UPRR was also shut down for a short period for safety reasons. Personnel from LCFD 2, LCFD 3, LCFD4, LCFD 6, WY Air Guard Crash Rescue, Wyoming Highway Patrol, High West Energy and UPRR where on scene to assist.

Crews made entry to close valves to mitigate the incident. They then extinguished the fire and cooled the eq...



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