The fire reportedly started around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday
NEWELL, West Virginia (WKBN) – According to our sister station WTRF in West Virginia, there is a fire at the Ergon West Virginia, Inc. oil refinery in Newell.
An official from the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the information to WTRF.
According to a Report It, several fire trucks rush to the scene.
The fire reportedly started around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The Ergon refinery is three miles south of Liverpool East and three miles north of the Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort.
Storm Team 27’s weather camera in East Liverpool is currently picking up images of smoke from the blaze.
According to Ergon’s website, its West Virginia refinery “produces oils used as automotive and industrial lubricants, greases, chemical process industries and rubber applications.”
Stay with us as we gather more information on this developing story.