Three Sinclair workers harmed in flash fire

May 8, 2012

Three workers at the Sinclair refinery near
Rawlins have been flown to a burn center in Colorado following a
flash fire.
     Sinclair Oil Corp. says the incident happened inside a gas
recovery unit at its refinery, about five miles east of Rawlins,
about 10:20 a.m. Tuesday.
     Sinclair Police Chief Jeff Sanders says it was a flash fire and
four workers were originally taken to Memorial Hospital of Carbon
     A Memorial Hospital spokeswoman says three of the workers were
flown to a burn center in Greeley, Colo., while the fourth was
treated and released. No details on the injuries of the
hospitalized workers were immediately available.
     Salt Lake City-based Sinclair says there appeared to be little
or no damage to the facility.
     It says it is investigating the incident.