Lightning strike causes fire at plant in Plaquemine
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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