Firefighters extinguish flames at refinery in southern Kansas; no injuries reported

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ATTICA, Kansas — Authorities in southern Kansas say a fire that broke out at a refinery has been extinguished.

KWCH-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1oXGynj ) flames were shooting out of the roof of the Mag-Plant in Harper County on Tuesday after the fire started in a cooling tower.

Emergency Manager Thomas Winter says the area was cleared in about a mile radius until the flames were put out. No injuries were reported.

It's unclear what started the fire.

The plant is expected to re-open in a couple of days.


Information from: KWCH-TV, http://www.kwch.com/

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