Magellan storage tank explosion injures 7 in Corpus Christi
December 6, 2020
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Seven Magellan Midstream Partners employees were injured, four critically, when a storage tank at a Magellan plant in Corpus Christi exploded after catching fire Saturday morning, according to deputy Fire Chief Richie Quintero.
The fire began about 10 a.m. near a crude oil storage tank that was being cleaned and inspected, said Magellan Operations Manager Mark Calhoun.
"As far as the cause, we don't really know just yet what happened, what caused the fire," Calhoun said. "We will absolutely fully cooperate with the investigation ... and Magellan will also comp...