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Fire at Indonesian oil refinery

JAKARTA (XINHUA) – Firefighters put out a fire at an Indonesian oil refinery in East Kalimantan province yesterday, with no casualties reported, an official said.

The fire broke out at about 4am local time at crude distillation unit IV of the Balikpapan refinery situated in Balikpapan town, which is operated by the Indonesian state-owned oil and gas firm PT Pertamina, according to general manager of Pertamina international refinery for Balikpapan unit Bayu Arafat.

The refinery on fire. PHOTO: THE STAR