Skip to Main Content

An independent federal agency investigating chemical accidents to protect workers, the public, and the environment.

Text Size AA
PRINT PAGE

Aug 20, 2012

CSB Releases Photos of Vapor Cloud Involved in August 6 Accident at Chevron Refinery in Richmond, CA

CLICK HERE to view photos showing a very large vapor cloud rising above the Chevron Richmond Refinery. In the first five photos the vapor cloud is whitish in color but after the cloud is ignited dark black smoke is visible.

The photos should be credited to Fototaker.net and were taken from Pier 39 in San Francisco located about nine miles across the bay from the Chevron Richmond Refinery.

PHOTO CREDIT: Fototaker.net

Back

 

Investigation

Related Photo Galleries

Related News

1/29/2016
The final report and recommendations are based on the investigation by the CSB of the April 17, 2013, fire and explosion that killed 15 people and injured 260 others in West, Texas.
» Download Document
1/29/2016
January 29, 2016, Washington, DC – Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety video into the fatal April 17, 2013, fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Company in West, Texas, which resulted in 15 fatalities, 260 injuries, and widespread...
read more
 
 
© csb.gov. All rights reserved