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The US offered technical advice to Cuba after the communist state asked 'friendly countries' to help put out a huge oil depot fire

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

View of the massive fire at a fuel depot, sparked overnight by a lightning strike, in Matanzas, in western Cuba, taken on August 6, 2022. Yamil Lage/AFP
A fire broke out at a Cuban oil facility, leaving 121 injured and 17 firefighters missing.
Cuba asked "friendly countries" for help with the blaze, and the US offered technical advice.
The fire began on Friday when lightning struck a crude oil storage tank.
The US has offered Cuba technical advice after a blaze broke out at an oil facility in the city of Matanzas, Cuban officials said. The fire began when lightning hit a crude oil storage...
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