Fire at Geismar chemical plant

Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 8:40am

GEISMAR, LA (FOX44) -- The Ascension Parish Sheriff's office is reporting a fire at the West Lake Vinyl Plant in Geismar. It happened within the just before 9:00 a.m. Thursday, March 22.

Sheriff's Deputies are asking everyone in a 1 square mile area around the plant to stay inside until further notice.

Fox44 News has a crew on scene. We'll continue to track this story and bring you the newest developments as we uncover them.



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