Fire breaks out at Exxon's Beaumont plant

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

A fire broke out Tuesday afternoon at the ExxonMobil refinery in Beaumont.

ExxonMobil says the blaze started at around noon in an empty storage tank. The fire has since been extinguished.

The company says there were no injuries reported and all workers are accounted for.

There is no word yet on the cause of the fire.

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