Raw: Crews battling fire at pipeline facility in La Porte

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on December 31, 2013 at 12:29 PM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 31 at 12:40 PM

LA PORTE, Texas -- A fire broke out at a pipeline facility in La Porte late Tuesday morning.

Views from Air 11 showed fire crews on the scene working to contain the blaze.

The business, Enterprise Products, is located on N. Broadway Street near the Fred Hartman bridge.

No injuries were reported, but many of the workers were evacuated from the property. Officials say there is no shelter-in-place.

According to Jeff Suggs from La Porte Emergency Management, the pipeline caught fire around 10:15 a.m. An oil-based product ruptured and caught fire.

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