Fire doused at Southwest Philadelphia refinery

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Firefighters extinguished a fire at a refinery in Southwest Philadelphia. (WPVI)

Firefighters have doused a fire that sparked a hazmat situation at a refinery in Southwest Philadelphia.

The incident happened at Philadelphia Energy Solutions in the 3000 block of Penrose Avenue.

The call came in around noon Friday for a fire at one of the refinery's furnaces.

Chopper 6 was overhead as multiple fire crews poured water on the building.

The fire was out by 12:35 p.m.

No one was injured.

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