Officials: Overnight release at plant was 'minor,' no off-site impact
GEISMAR – There was a release of a substance from a plant on the Ascension-Iberville Parish line overnight, though authorities said there has been no off-site impact.
As of this post, it's not clear what was released or what happened but Ascension Parish emergency officials said the release happened at the Honeywell facility off La. 30. WBRZ viewers reported emergency sirens sounded early Wednesday morning, though emergency officials said no public sirens were activated.
Rick Webre, the director of the Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Operations, described the release as minor. Weber added whatever occurred inside the plant happened around 3 a.m. Wednesday.
An employee at the Honeywell facility transferred calls to another individual who did not answer.
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