Chevron Refinery Fire

View information about the 2012 Chevron refinery fire.


On August 6, 2012, at 6:15 p.m., a significant fire occurred at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, California, resulting in a community warning, five-hour shelter-in-place order, and thousands of residents seeking medical treatment. View information about this incident in the table below.

Chevron Fire

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Wood Burning Status
  • Monday,

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

  • Tuesday,

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 6/9/2015