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Explosion occurred at an oil refinery in Texas

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) –┬áThe media reported an explosion at an oil refinery in the US state of Texas. On the spot there is a fire.

We are following breaking news from Texas City where an explosion and resulting fire were reported at a Valero refinery.

SkyEye13 showed the smoke is visible from miles away.

Texas City officials said local fire departments are heading to the refinery to help put out the fire.

Buses at 21st Century were being held due to the fire, but have since been allowed to get on the road, according to Texas City ISD.

The cause of the fire is not immediately known.

No injuries were reported, Texas City officials said.

ABC13 has a crew at the scene will bring you the latest information on Eyewitness News at 6 p.m.