Fire extinguished after explosion at Torrance, California, oil refinery: police

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Posted: Feb 18, 2017 12:20 PM

(Reuters) - Firefighters have extinguished a blaze at a Torrance, California, oil refinery after an early morning explosion, police said on Saturday.

The Torrance Police Department said on its Facebook page that the incident had no impact off the site, a former Exxon Mobil Corp refinery now owned by Torrance Refining Co, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times.

(Reporting By Frank McGurty in New York; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)