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Lightning strike causes fire at plant in Plaquemine

10 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago Friday, July 02 2021 Jul 2, 2021 July 02, 2021 9:41 PM July 02, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

PLAQUEMINE, La. - A lightning strike caused a transformer at a plant in Plaquemine to catch fire Friday evening. 

Shintech confirmed the fire in a statement, saying emergency teams are working to extinguish the fire. The fire was contained to an isolated area of the facility. 

No one was injured as a result of the fire and there are no offsite impacts related to the weather event. 

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