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Caribbean Petroleum Refining Tank Explosion and Fire
Location: Bayamón, PR
Accident Occurred On: 10/23/2009
Accident Type: Chemical Distribution - Fire and Explosion
Company Name: Caribbean Petroleum Refining

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Accident Description
A massive fire and explosion sent huge flames and smoke plumes into the air at the Carribean Petroleum Corporation near San Juan, Puerto Rico. The resulting pressure wave damaged surrounding buildings and impacted moving vehicles.
Investigation Status
The CSB investigation is currently underway.



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