Major incident close to Coryton refinery site: Fire crews attend as noisy steam shoots high into the night sky

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EMERGENCY services rushed to the former Coryton refinery near Corringham this evening (Saturday, 25 April) as residents in the area were shaken by a loud noise and what initially appeared to be an explosion at the site close to the river Thames.

On arrival firefighters found a major safety valve had ‘lifted’ – causing a huge and very noisy plume of steam into the air.

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https://thurrock.nub.news/n/major-incident-at-coryton-refinery-site