Fire at Sasol Chemical Plant in Westlake, Louisiana

by | Oct 16, 2022 | Industrial Accident

There was a fire at the Sasol Chemical Plant in Westlake, Louisiana on October 15, 2022.  According to reports, a fire occurred at the Lake Charles Chemical Complex Ziegler alcohol unit.  The facility manufactures specialty alcohols.  A shelter in place was ordered for nearby residents.  Additional details have not yet been released.

There have been a number of incidents at industrial and manufacturing plants.  There was an incident at an asphalt plant in Saukville, Wisconsin on September 27, 2022.  There was a fire at the Marathon refinery in Garyville, Louisiana on October 5, 2022.  There was an explosion at the Tech Ord manufacturing facility in Clear Lake, South Dakota on October 10, 2022.  There was an explosion at a Marathon Petroleum Corp. Compressor Station in Coal County, Oklahoma on October 10, 2022.

Refineries and industrial facilities can pose significant dangers both to workers and to the general public.  When dangerous work is involved, extra precautions must be taken, especially when fires and explosions can occur.  Equipment must be properly inspected and maintained to ensure that accidents do not occur.

Those touched by an industrial accident should know their legal rights and remedies, and act quickly to preserve them. Our attorneys have extensive experience in cases involving industrial and plant personal injury and wrongful death, including those caused by equipment malfunctioning. The firm has experience in courts across the country and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or as a result of an explosion, or been seriously injured.

The experienced attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of an accident at a plant or refinery.  Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.

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