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Multiple Explosions at Standard Oil in Bridgeport, Connecticut; Evacuations and Emergency Response Underway

BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT – Multiple large explosions have been reported at Standard Oil, a fuel company in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Emergency services, including numerous law enforcement agencies, are currently at the scene managing the situation.

At least two individuals have been transported to the hospital following the explosions. The severity of the incident has prompted evacuations in the vicinity of the fuel company. Firefighters are battling the blaze, having escalated their response to a third alarm due to the intensity of the fire. A significant plume of black smoke, visible from miles away, is rising from the area.

Authorities are advising the public to avoid the area to ensure safety and to allow emergency services to effectively manage the situation. Further updates are expected as the situation develops.

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