3 votes

Chevron Refinery On Fire in Richmond, Calif prompts shelter-in-place orders

Chevron refinery fire prompts shelter-in-place orders

RICHMOND, Calif. -- Residents of Richmond, North Richmond and San Pablo are being told to shelter in place because of a fire burning at the Chevron refinery, the chief environmental and hazardous materials officer for Contra Costa Health Services said.

An automated phone message sent out by Contra Costa Health Services stated that there has been an emergency at the refinery.

"Go inside. Close all windows and doors," the message stated. It advised residents to turn off heaters, air conditioners and fans, and to cover cracks around doors with tape or damp towels. Residents are being urged to stay off the phone to keep the line free for further alerts.

here is additional news report on this

Trending on the Web

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

I'm from Richmond but luckily

I'm from Richmond but luckily I am on vacation for another week. I hope everything is being taken care of..

"you're a funny dude, but who gives a fuck about that? I don't care about someone's wit, I care about the courage of their heart and the honesty of their mind."

LittleWing's picture

Immediate Health Alert for SF Bay Area!

Hazardous chemicals from refinery fire.

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

LittleWing's picture

San Francisco Bay Area take note!


If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.