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Flare tower catches on fire at Plaquemine pipeline plant

5 years 9 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, July 29 2018 Jul 29, 2018 July 29, 2018 12:16 PM July 29, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

PLAQUEMINE - A flare tower caught on fire at a pipeline plant in Plaquemine Sunday morning, sending emergency crews to douse the flames and secure the area.

According to Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi, a flare up at the Boardwalk Louisiana Midstream facility on LA 1148 caused the tower to catch on fire sometime before 11:00 a.m. Sunday.

No injuries have been reported. LA 1148 and nearby roadways were shut down while crews worked to control the fire. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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