Silver Eagle Refinery Flash Fire – Woods Cross, UT, January 12, 2009

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View of Tank 105 following the January 12, 2009, flash fire that seriously burned 4 workers.

Incident Description
On the evening of January 12, 2009, 2 refinery operators and 2 contractors suffered serious burns resulting from a flash fire at the Silver Eagle Refinery in Woods Cross, Utah. The accident occurred when a large flammable vapor cloud was released from an atmospheric storage tank, known as tank 105, which contained an estimated 440,000 gallons of light naptha. The vapor cloud found an ignition source and the ensuing flash fire spread up to 230 feel west of the tank farm.

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