Irving Oil says a "major incident" has occurred at its Saint John refinery, after reports of an explosion and fire on Monday morning.

Saint John Police said they are responding to an incident at the refinery and are asking residents to avoid the area altogether. Nearby streets have also been closed.


"We can confirm that a major incident has occurred at our Saint John refinery this morning," Irving Oil said on Twitter. "We are actively assessing the situation at this time and will share more information when available."





Here's a Google Map so you can see where this is taking place:



UPDATE 1:04 PM ET --

The fire st the Irving Oil Refinery now appears to be under control.

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  • This commment is unpublished.
    Jan Christophersen · 15:23 10/10/2018
    Meanwhile in Syria, ISIS has captured canisters of chlorine from White Helmets and Al Nusra.
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    Critical Thinker · 14:17 10/09/2018
    Other than the fact that the Irving family owns the maritimes I doubt there is really anyhing to see here.
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    MR. TRUTH! · 21:40 10/08/2018
    One of Obama's Muslim brothers planted a bomb in the refinery.

    Another news report about Muslim 'migrants' slaughtering GOATS in the public bath rooms in Canaduh! .. TRUE FACT: Muslims wipe their nasty 'Obamas' with their Bare Hands! Fact! They don't use Toilet Paper! Remember that the next time you want to eat at a middle eastern restaurant!
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    Allen Ramsay · 20:52 10/08/2018
    St. John's is in Newfoundland.

    Saint John is in New Brunswick.
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    Sammy · 17:55 10/08/2018
    Who folds like a cheap suit under Jews pressure ?say your sorry
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    Sammy · 17:14 10/08/2018
    Columbus day.Gone ....so gutless,folds like a cheap suit.
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