Firefighters doused a fire that erupted in a trash bin at the Chevron Refinery in El Segundo on Saturday, officials said.
The fire was reported about 10:30 a.m. in the 300 block of El Segundo Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
When fire crews arrived, they found a trash bin on fire and quickly worked to put out the flames.
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Clouds of black smoke could be seen billowing into the air.
There was no damage to the refinery.
Sepulveda Boulevard was temporarily blocked in both directions, El Segundo police said.