Mayor Emily Larson took to social media to call for a commitment to stop the use of a the dangerous chemical used at the Superior refinery that could have made Thursday's explosions and fire catastrophic
The City of Superior held a press conference at 10 am Friday morning addressing the latest information regarding the fire at the Husky Refinery, the air and water quality, and continuing mop-up efforts at the site.
While there are no evacuations in place for Duluth, officials with the City and St. Louis County are advising what they call a 'Shelter in Place Advisory' for residents in some of the western communities.
Emergency crews are on the scene of what is being referred to as an 'emergency situation' at Husky Refinery in Superior, where reports of an explosion have been followed by plumes of smoke coming from the facility, visible from quite a distance.
According to the School Messenger service - direct from the Superintendent's Office - the Superior High School operated this morning to investigate an "anonymous threat of violence against the high school".