ST. CHARLES PARISH, LA (WVUE) - The Dow Chemical Plant announced that some non-essential employees were evacuated from the site Friday morning after a fire.
Officials with the plant said that a building on the site caught fire, but the flames have been contained and extinguished. The building is under continuous air monitoring around the perimeter of the site.
The plant released a statement on their Facebook page saying the evacuations were ordered "out of an abundance of caution."
According to the statement, no injuries have been reported.