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Chemical Fire At La Porte Plant Extinguished, No Injuries Reported

There were no reports of injuries or missing persons


A fire broke out late Wednesday at a plastics fabrication plant in La Porte, according to police.

Police said there are no injuries. According to the company, Metton America, the fire was reported around 11:38 p.m. Wednesday in the 2700 block of Miller Cut Off Road.

The company said the tank contained a potentially irritating chemical used in paints, insecticides, and plastics.

No shelter in place was ordered for residents.


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