Louisiana Chemical Plant on Fire ￼🔥
Lake Charles, LA - A shelter-in-place has been issued due to a crude oil tank fire at the Calcasieu Refining Company.
The order is for a 3-mile radius around Calcasieu Refining, according to Calcasieu OEP.
A mandatory evacuation has been issued for a 1.5-mile radius of the refinery, including all of the Graywood subdivision, Calcasieu OEP said.
The cause of the fire is a lightning strike, Calcasieu OEP said.