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Four killed in Pembroke Chevron oil refinery blast

Four people were killed in an explosion and fire at an oil refinery in west Wales, Dyfed Powys Police have said.

The blast happened at the Chevron refinery at Pembroke Dock on Thursday.

Ch Supt Gwyn Thomas said the explosion was in a 730 cubic metre storage tank where maintenance was being carried out. An adjacent tank was also damaged.

Hywel Griffith reports.

  • 03 Jun 2011