DETROIT -

Residents were able to return to their homes Saturday evening after a fire broke out at the Marathon Detroit Refinery in southwest Detroit.

According to Melvindale Police, air testing has determined the area is safe.  Residents living East of Wall Street to I-75 were evacuated as a precaution due to fumes from the diesel tank that exploded at the Marathon oil refinery. 

Local 4 viewer photo of Marathron Detroit Refinery fire

Black smoke could be seen rising from the refinery.  Local 4 received several calls from viewers reporting hearing and feeling an explosion come from the direction of the refinery.

There has been no reports of injuries in this fire.

Aerial picture of Marathon refinery fire