Louisiana Chemical Plant Fire Closes Interstate 10

StoryfulNewsPublished: May 3, 2018Updated: May 4, 201810 views
Published: May 3, 2018Updated: May 4, 2018

A fire at a chemical plant in Duson, Louisiana, shut down Interstate 10 westbound on May 3, with explosions reported and churning flames visible to motorists, according to a local report quoting police. The west side of Mire Highway, from I-10 to Solder Road, was evacuated, KATC reported. No injuries were reported. Officials said they were awaiting an assessment by a hazardous materials team before disclosing further details. Credit: Heather Croft via Storyful

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