Emergency crews dispatched to River Road plant
BURNSIDE – Fire crews were dispatched to a reported fire at the old Ormet facility Monday afternoon.
Emergency responders confirmed to WBRZ, there was a report of a blaze at the facility but specifics were not available. Fire crews were still headed to the scene and had not reported details of the blaze.
Ormet, now Almatis, is on the east side of the Mississipi River in Ascension Parish on River Road at La. 44.
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