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Explosion at Irving Oil refinery shakes New Brunswick city

An explosion shook the city of Saint John, New Brunswick, after a “major incident” at an Irving Oil refinery, but caused no fatalities.

City officials said that the fire at the refinery was under control Monday afternoon and first responders remained at the scene

Irving said early Monday afternoon that all employees and contractors at the refinery were accounted for. Five people with injuries from the explosion were treated at Saint John Regional Hospital, and all have been released, Horizon Health Network said in a statement.

To read the rest of “Explosion at Irving Oil refinery shakes New Brunswick city,” an article by contributing Bangor Daily News staff writer Chris Burns, please follow this link to the BDN online.

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