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Tesoro Refinery Fatal Explosion and Fire
Location: Anacortes, WA
Accident Occurred On: 04/02/2010
Accident Type: Oil and Refining - Fire and Explosion
Company Name: Tesoro

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Accident Description
An explosion and fire led to the fatal injury of seven employees when a nearly forty-year-old heat exchanger catastrophically failed during a maintenance operation to switch a process stream between two parallel banks of exchangers at the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes, Washington
Investigation Status
The CSB's investigation is currently underway.


 

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