Posted: Mar 22, 2012 10:05 AM by AP
GEISMAR, La. (AP) - State police hazmet units are on the way to a fire at Westlake Vinyls chemical plant on La. Highway 73 in Geismar.
Trooper Russell Graham said Thursday that reports of a release of vinyl chloride have been received.
St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief James LeBlanc told The Advocate the fire is "large" and involves several chemicals.