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Repsol A Coruna refinery fire extinguished

MADRID, Oct 10 (Reuters) - A fire burned for an hour and a half before beingextinguished at a Repsol refinery in the northern Spanish city of ACoruna, the company said on Wednesday.

A Repsol spokesman said it was not clear yet how production was affected bythe fire, and that the cause is under investigation.

The company said the fire broke out at 6:20 p.m. local time (1620 GMT) inthe refinery's fluid catalytic cracking unit.

The A Coruna refinery is the smallest of Repsol's five refineries in Spain,with a capacity of 120,000 barrels a day.

(Reporting by Carlos Ruano and Fiona Ortiz; editing by Jim Marshall)

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Keywords: REPSOL REFINERY/FIRE