2 injured in blaze at BP refinery in Ohio

Two people were hurt when a large fire broke out Tuesday evening at a BP oil refinery near Toledo, Ohio, a spokesperson for the company confirmed.

Video and images posted to social media should huge flames and black smoke billowing from the facility.

The fire occurred at the BP Husky Toledo Refinery in the city of Oregon, located just outside Toledo.

"The refinery has been safely shut down while the response is underway," Baldino wrote.

The exact details of the fire were unclear. The company did not disclose how many people were in the facility when the fire broke out.

The Lucas County 911 Regional Council of Governments, which handles emergency dispatch for the area,

only confirmed to CBS News that local municipal fire crews had responded to assist the refinery's own fire department.

Toledo is located on the Ohio-Michigan border, about 60 miles south of Detroit.