Lighting strikes oil refinery causing large fire in Spain

Lighting struck a large oil storage tanker at a refinery in Puertollano, Spain on Monday (August 10), causing a large fire.

Footage shows the Repsol petrochemical complex in Puertollano billowing thick black smoke after a bolt of lightning from an earlier storm struck the refinery.

Local reports confirmed that the emergency services concluded there were no injuries and the incident is now under control.

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Location: Spain