Refinery Fire

A Chevron sign at a Bay Area gas station. (CBS)

Gas Prices May Go Up Due To Richmond Refinery Fire

A fire that burned out of control for hours Monday night at the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond shut down the facility’s crude processing unit, causing concern that gas prices could be driven higher as a result.


Smoke billows from fire near the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.

No Tolls Collected On Richmond-San Rafael Bridge After Refinery Fire

Cash-paying motorists crossing the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on Monday night were not being charged a toll, after toll takers evacuated to the toll plaza office because of smoke from a fire burning at the nearby Richmond Chevron oil refinery.