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3 injured as crane falls at Exxon Torrance refinery – city official

Exxon Torrance

Firefighters are dousing water at the Exxon Torrance refinery in an effort to prevent a possible fire.

Exxon Torrance refinery under repair

HOUSTON, June 20 (Reuters) – Three workers were injured when a 300-ton crane tipped over at Exxon Mobil’s 149,500 barrel per day refinery in Torrance, California, a city official said on Monday.

Water was being used to prevent a possible fire at the site and the three contract workers had minor injuries, the official said.

Exxon said there was an accident.

(Reporting by Liz Hampton; Editing by Terry Wade)

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