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Wisconsin: Oil refinery explosion

Wisconsin: Oil refinery explosion (WCCO/CNN)

Wisconsin: Oil refinery explosion (WCCO/KBJR/CNN)

Over a dozen people were injured after an explosion at a refinery in Wisconsin.

It happened at the Husky Energy Oil Refinery in Superior.

Emergency officials were called out for what was described as an explosion involving a small tank.

Witnesses reported the initial blast sounded like a sonic boom.

Authorities are now evacuating people who live ten miles south of the refinery.

The city's fire chief says the fire has been extinguished.

More information: Explosion rocks Wisconsin oil refinery, hurting at least 5

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