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Posted Tue Aug 7 2012: from San Jose Mercury News:
Massive fire at Chevron refinery in Richmond fully contained; shelter in place lifted
Officials have fully contained a huge fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond that sent thick black smoke wafting across the Bay Area, raising health concerns and prompting shelter-in-place warnings for thousands of residents.... The plume from the fire was an estimated 3,000 to 4,000 feet above ground level, officials said at a news conference late Monday. "The plume is still high above and not touching down into the community," said Trisha Asunción, a hazardous materials specialist with the county.
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