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6th person dies from Anacortes refinery fire

SEATTLE (AP) - A sixth person has died from the Anacortes refinery fire. Tesoro spokesman Lynn Westfall in San Antonio said that Lew Janz died at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The nursing supervisor said a seventh victim Matt Gumbel, remains in serious condition at the hospital where he has been undergoing skin grafts for burns.

An explosive fire engulfed the seven workers April 2 at the refinery. The company said Monday it will shut down the refinery this month until investigations are complete and repairs are made.

 

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