South Bay History: Deadly 1949 oil tank blast in Inglewood wasn’t the end of Basin Oil’s woes

South Bay History: Deadly 1949 oil tank blast in Inglewood wasn’t the end of Basin Oil’s woes

March 15, 2021, 1:31 pm
One of the larger oil strikes still operates in the hilly area northeast of Inglewood. Known as the Inglewood Oil Field, it actually barely touches the city’s northern border, with most activity in the Baldwin Hills area.
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