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Fire breaks out at Torrance Refinery

A fire broke out Thursday atop an asphalt tank at the Torrance Refining Co. facility, but no one was injured, no harmful contaminants were detected off-site and the flames were extinguished by choking off the tank’s oxygen supply, authorities said. The fire was reported about 6:30 p.m. at the refinery at 3700 W. 190th St., […]