Dang! That's a lotta fire.
Fortunately nobody was hurt.
A spokesman for the Baton Rouge Fire Department confirmed the ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery, located on Scenic Highway, has caught fire.
According to the Curte Monte, BRFD is not picking up anything on the air quality monitor.
“Exxon has their own fire department and they haven’t requested the Baton Rouge Fire Department’s [help], but as a precaution BRFD is monitoring the air quality,” Monte said.
The cause is the fire is unknown at this time. Monte says he is unaware of any injuries.