INDONESIA: Massive fire broke out at Indonesia oil refinary


Massive fire “broke” out at the Balongan refinery , managed by the state oil firm Pertamina , one of the country largest oil refinaries on Sunday.

The cause of the fire is still unknown, as five people were injured and around 950 residents have been evacuated to safety.

The victims of the disaster are still at the hospital receiving serious burns treatment , according to the regional disaster management agency.

“We smelled a strong fuel scent initially, it became so strong that my nose hurt, while we heard lighting strikes”, said by a close resident.