More than 30 Injured in Exxon Mobil Plant Fire in Baytown

UPDATE:

Shelter in place has been lifted and air quality standards were not effected, according to Baytown Officials.

UPDATE:

Exxon Mobil reports all workers have been accounted for, 37 people have been treated for non-life threatening injuries.

No one is hospitalized.

Exxon and Harris County are conducting air monitoring tests.

UPDATE: Goose Creek CISD says that the GC Service Center, Robert E. Lee High School, Peter E. Hyland, IMPACT ECHS, San Jacinto Elementary, Travis Elementary and Baytown Junior are all included in that shelter-in-place.

Families are advised to not try to pick up their students.

It's recommended that residents turn off their air conditioning units, close their windows, and stay inside.

That includes bringing in any pets.

Sheldon ISD is not included in the shelter-in-place, but out of an abundance of caution, the district will move any school-related activities indoors.

The Baytown Fire Department confirms there are numerous minor injuries, however crews have not been allowed to get close to the fire.

UPDATE: Exxon Mobil is asking for a shelter in place to be issued west of it's plant and south of 330.

The City of Baytown said it is at the ExxonMobil Baytown Complex at 3525 Decker Drive.

Out of an abundance of caution, the facility has issued a shelter in place west of the plant and south of 330.

Emergency response teams are monitoring air quality around the complex and in the community.

ORIGINAL POST: Baytown police confirm there are reports of two fires at an Exxon plant in Baytown.

The City of Baytown says it is at the Exxon Mobile BTA.

There is no shelter in place at this time.

 
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