Fire at petrochemical plant in Port Arthur

October 13, 2009 7:53:25 AM PDT
No injuries have been reported in a fire at a Total Petrochemicals facility in Port Arthur. Company spokeswoman Pat Avery says the fire Tuesday morning involved a heavy oil line between a crude unit and a tank farm.

She says company firefighters had contained the blaze, which was "95 percent out" by midmorning.

Black smoke could be seen coming from the area.

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