Two brothers die in BP Husky Toledo Refinery fire, OSHA investigates

OREGON, Ohio (WTVG) – The BP Husky Toledo refinery has been shut down after two people lost their lives in a fire at the facility Tuesday.

Representatives of BP confirmed that two people were killed after sustaining injuries in the fire.

According to The Blade, the two who were killed were brothers Ben and Max Morrissey. These Morrisseys were members of the United Steelworkers District One Local 346, according to the Union.

“It is with deep sadness that we report that two BP employees injured in a fire at the BP Husky Toledo Refinery have died,” said refinery officials in an announcement Wednesday. “Our thoughts are with the families and loved ones of these two individuals. All other personnel are accounted for and our employee assistance team is on site in Toledo to support our employees affected by this tragedy.

According to BP Husky, the fire was extinguished last night around 10.15 pm and the refinery will remain offline on Wednesday.

According to Lucas County Regional Dispatch, crews responded to the refinery in the 4100 block of Cedar Point Road in Oregon around 6:30 Tuesday night for reports of injuries.

OSHA compliance officers arrived at the facility on Wednesday.

Viewer video shows a fire at a BP refinery in Oregon on September 20, 2022

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