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Chevron's California refinery fire contained, not out yet

A plume of smoke emits from a fire that broke out at a Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, California August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Brady Reddall

A plume of smoke emits from a fire that broke out at a Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, California August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Brady Reddall

A plume of smoke emits from a fire that broke out at a Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, California August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Brady Reddall
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A plume of smoke emits from a fire that broke out at a Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, California August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Brady Reddall

A plume of smoke emits from a fire that broke out at a Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, California August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Brady Reddall

A plume of smoke emits from a fire that broke out at a Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, California August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Brady Reddall
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Firefighters douse a flame at the Chevron oil refinery in in Richmond, California August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Josh Edelson

Firefighters douse a flame at the Chevron oil refinery in in Richmond, California August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Josh Edelson

Firefighters douse a flame at the Chevron oil refinery in in Richmond, California August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Josh Edelson
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