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Crews working to control fire at Chalmette Domino Sugar refinery

Posted at 5:16 PM, Aug 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-27 18:16:42-04

Firefighters in Chalmette are battling a a fire at the Domino Sugar Refinery.

According to, the refinery caught fire around 4:30 pm and a shelter in place order for St. Bernard Parish residents in the area was put in place. reports that the smoke and flames have died down slightly. A cause for the fire was not yet determined.

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