Fire breaks out at Phillips 66 Westlake, Louisiana refinery: local media

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 15, 2016 1:50 PM

(Reuters) - A fire broke out at about 12 p.m. CDT (1700 GMT) on Monday at Phillips 66's 260,000 barrels per day refinery in Westlake, Louisiana, KPLC-TV reported on its website.

The blaze appeared to have been brought quickly under control but a large plume of black smoke continued to billow from the refinery, KPLC said.

(Reporting by Erwin Seba; Editing by Chris Reese)