Naphtha tank at Calcasieu Refining catches fire due to lightning
(Reuters) - A tank containing naphtha at Calcasieu Refining in Lake Charles, Louisiana caught fire on Saturday due to a lightning strike, local media reported.
When the fire started, the tank contained around 46,000 barrels, according to a report on the KPLC TV news website, citing Greg Langley, spokesman for the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.
As per the media reports, no injuries were reported, and shelter-in-place and evacuation orders issued due to the fire have been lifted for the Graywood subdivision and Big Lake Road area.
Reuters could not reach for comments outside U.S. hours.