Residents of the area are being advised to stay inside and to seal their homes with whatever they can until the smoke from the fire is contained.
— abc7newsBayArea (@abc7newsBayArea) August 7, 2012
#Chevron spokesperson: Diesel leak ignited and caused the fire, it was a small leak at first, then it grew bigger.
There's a massive fire at a Chevron refinery in Richmond (across bay from SF). Officials are telling residents to close & *tape* windows.— Joshua Holland (@JoshuaHol) August 7, 2012
EMERGENCY AT CHEVRON REFINERY! Richmond & San Pablo residents urged to shelter in place. Seal windows & door instagr.am/p/OAktAUslhz/— STRAWBERRY (@STRAWBERRYradio) August 7, 2012