OEP: Oil storage tank fires out, evacuation lifted
DENHAM SPRINGS - Emergency managers confirmed to News 2 that fires which started last night at an oil storage facility in Livingston Parish are out and an evacuation order was lifted.
Firefighters said they were watching for flare-ups and checking for hot spots.
The fire started around 10:30 p.m. at the Denbury facility on Linden Road outside of Denham Springs. Authorities said the fire started at a single oil storage tank, then spread to a second early Friday morning.
Nearly 30 homes were evacuated overnight while crews worked to contain the blaze.
Investigators are still working to determine what started the fire.