Helicopter view of Westlake Chemical Fire

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Posted 6:49 AM 6/5/2014 : Fire breaks out at Geismar chemical plant

GEISMAR, La. - State officials said it could be a month before they learn the exact cause of Wednesday's fire at Westlake Chemical in Geismar.

The fire started just after 11 a.m. in a cooling storage area on the plant's grounds. A plant official said organic peroxide, an additive used to... Read More

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