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Small fire breaks out at Flint Hills refinery

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Crews put out a small fire at Flint Hills Resources during the early morning hours of Friday May 30. The fire started about 1:15 a.m. and was swiftly contained by the refinery's fire crew.

"Our folks took care of it pretty quickly," said Flint Hills public relations manager John Hoffland.

Hoffland said a seal in a pump broke and caused the fire. He said the company will continue to investigate to make sure there is no further need for concern.

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