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Fire erupts at Exxon-Mobil plant in Baytown

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A fire erupted at an Exxon-Mobil Plant near Spur 330, Baytown Police say.

Exxon-Mobil's internal fire department battled the blaze Wednesday evening.  Baytown PD had ambulances on standby.

There were no reports of any injuries.  A shelter-in-place was not issued, and Baytown PD said there is no danger to the public at this time.

An Exxon-Mobil spokesman sent us this statement from his Blackberry phone:

The ExxonMobil Baytown emergency response teams are currently responding to a fire at our ExxonMobil Baytown Complex.  The incident is being brought under control.

As a precaution, our Industrial Hygiene staff is doing air quality monitoring around the complex and in the community.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to the community and will update you when we have additional information.

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