Wed, August 29, 2012
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Venezuela puts out fire at Amuay refinery

2012-08-29 05:39:23 GMT2012-08-29 13:39:23(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Firemen fighting a fire in the Amuay refinery tanks. (Photo/PDVSA)

Firemen fighting a fire in the Amuay refinery tanks.(Photo/PDVSA)

Firemen fighting a fire in the Amuay refinery tanks.(Photo/PDVSA)

Firemen fighting a fire in the Amuay refinery tanks.(Photo/PDVSA)

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez speaks at a meeting at Miraflores Palace, in Caracas, capital of Venezuela, on Aug. 28, 2012. (Photo/AVN)

According to company sources, emergency teams have already achieved in the last hours extinguishing the fire of two tanks of the storage area of the refinery in Venezuela after three days of fire fighting after the blast in Paraguana Refining Complex.

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