An explosion was recently reported at the Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance. The report was by the residents who heard the explosion and felt the ground shake The cause of the explosion is currently unknown.
Students at the Torrance School District (30 schools in the district) were told to shelter shortly after the incident, as well as stay indoors due to the air quality. Several witnesses have reported that there was dust falling from the sky.
Capt. Steve Deaul has confirmed that the refinery had been working to control some leak of petroleum that activated their flare system.
If the cause of the explosion was the negligence of the company, then the company could be liable for any burn injuries.
If you or someone you know gets burned, you should seek medical attention right away. This is both to help preserve your case and help make sure that the injuries are not more serious than they could seem.
If you are the victim of a burn due to the negligence of another, contact the Los Angeles burn attorneys at Kahn Roven today. Call now at (213) 738-0708.