Fawley Refinery: Clouds of smoke with flares cover skies

Clouds of smoke could be seen as flares have been lit at the oil refinery on Friday.

On social media, ExxonMobil Fawley said the flares were being used to “safely manage a process interruption”.

The oil firm apologised for “increased noise levels” from the site adding its team is “working hard to minimise any disruption”.

The clouds of smoke can be seen all the way from Ocean Village.

Daily Echo: Flares seen over Fawley refineryFlares seen over Fawley refinery (Image: Newsquest)

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