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Explosion, fire at diesel plant in St. Charles Parish

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Posted: Aug 3, 2014 11:18 PM
Source: WWL-TV

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NORCO - An explosion and fire at the Diamond Green Diesel facility on the Valero campus in Norco rocked homes and shook residents Sunday night.

According to WWL-TV, St. Charles Office of Emergency Preparedness said, "while reports were still fresh, it appears that there were no injuries and no need for emergency procedures to take place on site. He said that no one in the surrounding area was being evacuated."

There no word on what caused the explosion.

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