View Full Version : Fire burns at BP refinery near Ferndale

Paul Girouard
02-17-2012, 07:18 PM
Emergency crews are responding to a fire in the process unit at the BP Cherry Point refinery near Ferndale.

Witnesses reported seeing a big ball of flame at about 2:30 p.m. A large black plume of smoke can be seen for miles

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02-17-2012, 08:16 PM
Hasn't that thing blown up before? Or was it the time the creek filled with some sort of fuel and then exploded ...

02-17-2012, 10:03 PM
I do relate jackassery to conservatism, so there's always that. But no I hadn't gotten around to indexing an ideology to a creek fire that killed three kids.

02-18-2012, 03:34 PM
The thing was visable from Vancouver, B.C.