Chemical fire at Clean Harbors plant in El Dorado; no injuries reported

Arkansas News

(EL DORADO, Ark.) — Part of the Clean Harbors plant in El Dorado, Arkansas caught fire earlier today.

According to the company, the incident occurred in the repacking operation of the plant.

They say the cause of the fire was a reaction to a chemical solvent being used.

An area to the north/northeast of the plant was evacuated as a precaution.

The fire has been put out and there are no reported injuries at the facility or to anyone near the plant.

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the KTVE/KARD News App from the App Store or Google Play.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

Don't Miss