Temporary FAA Flight Restriction Over Puerto Rico Gas Fire

Very early this morning two explosions set off a massive fire at Caribbean Petroleum's tank farm and refinery in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. As of this morning firefighters were battling the blaze that has engulfed at least 11 of the more than 30 tanks. More than 300 people have been evacuated from the surrounding area. It is not known yet what caused the initial explosions.
Bloomberg reports that the FAA has issued a temporary flight restriction up to 15,000 feet and about a mile wide over the fire.

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By Planet Data

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