Accident

Westlake Chemical explosion injures five

Five people were injured in an explosion at Westlake Chemical late Monday night.

Louisiana State Police spokesman Sgt. Derek Senegal said five contract workers on a turnaround shift were taken to a hospital; three of them were released as of Tuesday afternoon.

A fire at the site is now out, and the cause of the blast is under investigation

Written by American Press Staff

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