26 September 2021
Smoke and flames were seen, but no injuries were reported
Louisiana - from Baton Rouge Fire about the fire at an Exxon oil refinery plant: No injuries Fire department is continuing to monitor air quality Exxon Firefighters are combating fire
Flames still visible just after 4:30AM at the ExxonMobile facility in north Baton Rouge after an overnight fire. No injuries were reported and there are no off-site impacts.
Those are some flames. This @exxonmobil refinery caught fire overnight in Baton Rouge. No one got hurt but authorities are monitoring the air quality. @WPTV
The fire could be seen about 1 mile away at the Save More gas station at Plank and Evangeline.
Fire incident being Reported at Exxon Mobil Oil Refinery1 year ago
Fire incident being Reported at Exxon Mobil Oil Refinery
No injuries; No off-site impact after fireball and massive inferno at Exxon refinery overnight.
Photos taken by Zachary resident Denny Butler, who was driving home from work on I-110 when "the whole sky lit up, bright enough to be daytime." He has several friends who work at Exxon. "I'm just glad everybody is safe. If that really blows up, we're all gonna be dead."
BRPD Spokesman Curt Monte says this was NOT an explosion. It was a fire that happened on site. No injuries/no offsite impact. ExxonMobil's Volunteer Fire Team handled the incident. BRFD's suppression team did not need to be called out to assist.
Video of the fire at ExxonMobil in Baton Rouge
Crews are working a significant fire at ExxonMobil. Officials say there are no off-site impacts and the Baton Rouge Fire Department is monitoring air quality
Video taken at ExxonMobilBRA coming into the newsroom as some say they heard an explosion in the area. Spokeswoman with Exxon confirms there was a fire at one of their units and they're working to get it under control.
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