MARTINEZ (CBS SF) — Contra Costa Health Services was advising people to avoid the area around the Shell Refinery in Martinez Monday afternoon due to “excessive flaring and black smoke.”
The Health Services website issued the alert at 2:20 p.m. for the refinery at 3485 Pacheco Blvd.READ MORE: Officials Warn Waves, Rip Currents Expected to Be Dangerous Through Monday
People with respiratory conditions are being advised to take precautions and avoid the area.READ MORE: Wild Fan Celebration Erupts Following San Francisco 49ers Last-Second Playoff Win
The flaring is the result of a power outage, according to Health Services officials.MORE NEWS: San Francisco 49ers Special Teams Spark 13-10 Upset Of Green Bay Packers To Advance To NFC Championship Game
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