Hengyuan refinery in Port Dickson catches fire


  • Nation
  • Friday, 22 May 2020

PORT DICKSON: Efforts are underway to put out a blaze at the Hengyuan refinery along Jalan Pantai here.

Eyewitnesses believe the fire was likely caused by a lightning strike.

A column of thick smoke could be seen from a distance after a structure which resembles a storage tank caught fire.

Eyewitnesses said lightning could be the cause as the resort town was experiencing a thunderstorm when the blaze started.

Fire engines from several fire stations rushed to the scene to put out the blaze.

The refinery was previously owned by the Shell Refining Company.

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