Wynnewood Refinery Explosion

By: KXII Staff Email
By: KXII Staff Email

An explosion Friday night at a Wynnewood Refinery, OHP confirms the explosion.

It happened at the Wynnewood Refinig Company on Highway 77, the facility is located just east of I-35.

Witnesses say it happened sometime after 8:30 pm Friday.

The explosion sent flames hundreds of feet into the air, and was seen for miles.

Earlier on Friday, lightning struck the refinery, setting a tank on fire before noon nobody was hurt in that incident.

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  • by Joshua Location: ARDMORE on Apr 30, 2007 at 12:32 PM
  • by david Location: sherman on Apr 30, 2007 at 10:43 AM
    so i guess the price of a gallon of gas is going up
  • by sharon Location: ardmore on Apr 28, 2007 at 03:50 PM
    Food for thought...police officers are in a position of authority...i find it disrespectful to refer to them as "cops"
  • by Cosechia Lofton Location: currently Baghdad, Iraq on Apr 28, 2007 at 12:29 PM
    I am glad no one was injured my uncle works at this refinery.
  • by kevin Location: Healdton on Apr 28, 2007 at 08:29 AM
    i think they should just contain it and let it burn out instead of having alot of man hours in the fire i know that it was a big fire and i hope that nobody got hurt in the explosion i think they need to be alert of bad weather around a refinery well men be safe and i hope everythink comes out good thanks men for all of ur hard work to put it out
Sherman 4201 Texoma Pkwy (903) 892 -8123 Ardmore 2624 S. Commerce (580) 223-0946
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