Fire at Utah Refinery Sparks Explosion, Damaging Homes

A fire broke out at a refinery north of Salt Lake City on Wednesday, reportedly causing an explosion that damaged homes.

There were no immediate reports of injuries at the Silver Eagle Refinery.

KSL said nearby residents reported damage to their homes from an explosion about 9:15 a.m.

Smoke and flames were visible at the oil refinery in Woods Cross. Television images showed several streams of water pouring onto the facility.

A message left at Silver Eagle was not immediately returned.