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Highways reopen after chemical plant explosion

3 years 3 months 1 week ago June 13, 2013 Jun 13, 2013 Thursday, June 13 2013 June 13, 2013 3:28 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

GEISMAR - Authorities reopened several highways surrounding a chemical plant in Geismar which exploded earlier today.

The only road still closed was LA 3115 from LA 30 to LA 75.

Several sections of LA 30 and LA 3115 were closed throughout the day after the explosion at 8:30 a.m. at the Williams Olefins chemical plant.

State Police said one person died and 73 were injured in and after the explosion.

News 2 will have live coverage of response to the explosion at 5, 6 and 10.

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