PHILADELPHIA (Fox News): A massive fireball lit up the night sky in South Philadelphia early Friday in what was apparently an explosion at a local gas refinery. Early reports gave the location as 31st Street and Passyunk Avenue, not far from the city’s sports complex.
BREAKING NEWS: Explosion and huge fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philly. 76 and 95 closed in the area. Fortunately no injuries reported. pic.twitter.com/eluhovWIty
— Jim Donovan (@jimdonovancbs3) June 21, 2019
Just witnessed this explosion heading to Philly airport.. praying no one was hurt pic.twitter.com/S0fcN50HaT
— Jonathan Triboletti (@JonnyTriBBz6) June 21, 2019
Shortly after 5 a.m. Friday, Philadelphia’s FOX 29 reported that the fire had been contained with no reports of injuries or evacuations.
The cause of the fire was still unclear.