Marathon Petroleum Company’s Detroit light-products terminal, located next to the Detroit refinery on Fort Street in Southwest Detroit, will conduct an emergency response exercise on Tuesday, June 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. During this exercise, Marathon Petroleum Company firefighters will use firefighting equipment to practice responding to a simulated fire at the light-products terminal. The exercise is a simulation only, and no action is required of the public.
Marathon Petroleum regularly conducts firefighting training, both internally and with other firefighters in the Detroit area. We will be conducting this type of training on our property on the following dates, which may cause visible smoke:
Firefighter training: June 15 and 19 (each during late morning)
Fire extinguisher training: June 21 (during late morning)
Firefighter training with the Metro Airport Fire Dept.: June 27, 28 and 29 (each will be all-day training)
The Detroit refinery will be conducting firefighter training on the following dates. There may be some smoke visible on these dates between the hours of 12:30 and 3:30 p.m.
April 23, 24, 27
May 1, 2, 9, 10, 17
The Detroit refinery has sounded the all-clear after successfully responding to an incident this morning. There was no off-site impact and no injuries as a result of the incident.
The Detroit refinery is responding to an incident that occurred at 7:35 a.m. today, Dec. 27. There have been no injuries and no off-site impact. As a precaution, air-monitoring personnel are being dispatched to surrounding areas.
Due to firefighter training on Marathon Petroleum property Wednesday, Oct. 25, there may be some smoke visible in the afternoon, from about 1 to 2:30 p.m.