No injuries after flash fire at ExxonMobil refinery

Published: Feb. 27, 2014 at 10:45 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Officials say no one was injured during a small fire that broke out at the ExxonMobil refinery in Baton Rouge.

We're told the fire broke out at roughly 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27. The fire started on the East side of the plant.

It took crews less than an hour to make sure that the flames were fully extinguished. There was no impact outside of the plant and no evacuations were needed.

A representative with ExxonMobil say current air monitoring shows no hydrocarbons above detectable limits.

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