Fire reported at Oxy Vinyls plant in La Porte

Officials say the fire broke out Monday afternoon at Oxy Vinyls on Battleground Road

LA PORTE, Texas - Emergency crews responded to a fire at a manufacturing plant in La Porte.

Officials said the fire broke out at Oxy Vinyls on Battleground Road around 3:15 p.m. Monday.

The company released a statement which read in part, "...the OxyVinyls Houston Operations Battleground plant experienced an issue at an electric utility facility at the plant resulting in a small fire, which has been extinguished. OxyVinyl's fire brigade and emergency response teams responded."

The fire spread to a nearby truck, which also went up in flames.

The fire was in an industrial area, and not close to any homes.

The company says there were no injuries. The cause of the fire is not known.

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