Vermilion

May 17, 2014 5:23 PM by AP

No injuries in Hilcorp facility fire in Vermilion

KAPLAN, La. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the cause of an early morning fire at a Hilcorp Energy Co. facility north of Kaplan in Vermilion Parish.

According to The Advertiser of Lafayette the fire was reported at 5:41 a.m. Saturday,

Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillion said the fire caused a brief closure of roadways and an evacuation of a half-mile radius near the site. The evacuation was lifted a short time later, and roadways were re-opened. No injuries were reported.

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