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Chevron Refinery Fire

View information about the 2012 Chevron refinery fire.

Summary

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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More Information: 9/10/12 Agenda

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Air District lab completes PM sample analysis from Chevron fire


Board Agenda - TEST


New Test Document
Air District lab completes PM sample analysis from Chevron fire


Board Agenda - TEST


New Test Document
Map of Air Monitoring Locations
Map of Air Monitoring Locations
Air Monitoring Data for August 6 and 7
Air Monitoring Data for August 6 and 7
PM Filter Results
PM Filter Results
Chevron Refinery Incident Sample Results


Chevron Sample Map
Chevron Refinery Incident Sample Results


Chevron Sample Map

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Spare the Air Status
No Wood Burning
Spare the Air Status
  • Saturday,
    8/8

    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 2/1/2018