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Fire erupts at Equinor oil refinery in Norway

Sunday morning, a fire broke out at Equinor’s oil refinery in Mongstad, but the fire was extinguished later in the afternoon.

The Mongstad oil refinery (archival photo). | Photo: GWLADYS FOUCHE/REUTERS / X03825

A fire erupted at an Equinor-owned oil refinery in Mongstad close to Bergen, but firefighters were able to extinguish it later in the afternoon, writes Norwegian media NRK.

A fire alert went out at 05.46 after observations of tall flames and heavy smoke, but the fire department got the fire under control shortly after arriving.

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