Engen refinery explosion: Six people treated for smoke inhalation

The structure is engulfed in flames and smoke can be seen from a great distance.

The refinery is engulfed in flames and smoke can be seen from a great distance. Picture: Riosha Kuar

JOHANNESBURG - Six people have been treated for smoke inhalation following an explosion at the Engen refinery in Durban on Friday morning.

Emergency services are currently on the scene.

The structure is engulfed in flames and smoke can be seen from a great distance.

No one has been injured in the incident.

KwaZulu-Natal emergency services' Robert McKenzie said: “The exact cause is not yet known at this stage.”

In pictures: Engine refinery explosion engulfed in flames and black & blue smoke