ON January 6, 2022, photos of the Toledo Refinery in Ohio, started circulating on the internet with many wondering if there had been an explosion.
The photos showed fire and a heavy smoke presence while one Twitter user stated that they felt like an "explosion" shook their home.
Was there an explosion at the Toledo Refinery in Ohio?
Reports of a fire started appearing on Twitter around 8pm EST.
"The local refinery is on fire. I might have to vacate the area if it gets worse," one user wrote alongside photos.
"There was even an explosion [that] shook my house," they added.
WTOL later reported that the Oregon, Ohio, Fire Department was on the scene assisting with some sort of incident.
The Toledo Refinery reportedly "experienced a valve release that caused a small fire that was quickly put out," according to ABC's Tony Geftos.
The company went on to add that all employees were accounted for and there were no injuries as a result of the fire.
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