There was a fire Sunday afternoon at the Wood River Refinery owned by Phillips 66. A company spokesman said one person walked from the building to an awaiting ambulance and was taken to an area hospital.
A Wood River police officer who answered the phone at the police department Sunday evening referred all calls to Phillips 66. But he did say a call reporting the fire at the refinery came in at 4:32 p.m.
Joe Gannon, a spokesman for Phillip 66 said, “At approximately 4:30 p.m., on Sunday Feb. 10, there was an event at the refinery that resulted in a fire in one of the process units.
“The fire is isolated and under control. All employees and contractors have been accounted for,” Gannon said.
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He said that one person was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. “The scene is stable. All off site community monitoring is showing no detection of air quality issues.”
Gannon said there are no other operating issues in the plant.