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.
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.