Louisiana Chemical Plant Catches Fire After Hurricane Laura | NBC Nightly News

Hazmat and emergency crews responded to the inferno at BioLab in Lake Charles, Louisiana, which manufactures pool and cleaning supplies. A statement from the company that owns the facility says the fire was caused by a chlorine gas leak as the hurricane tore through the city overnight.
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Louisiana Chemical Plant Catches Fire After Hurricane Laura | NBC Nightly News

155 thoughts on “Louisiana Chemical Plant Catches Fire After Hurricane Laura | NBC Nightly News

  1. Axis Galaxis Reply

    USA is a 3rd world craphole. It’s a environmental dump

  2. malenotyalc Reply

    Trump blames Obama for this chemical plant fire.

    • Run Ronaldo Run #THEBESTINTHEWORLD Reply

      LoL

  3. David Ellis Reply

    The Meth heads enjoy the air.

    • Karlos Khaos Reply

      Sorry that’s not an ingredient.
      Im a producer and licensed dealer

    • Baby Cake Reply

      Karlos Khaos you got some more of this white powder?

  4. Hamfists Man Reply

    They always tell you it’s safe. Get away from that smoke. Leave town.

    • Rob Dim Reply

      Trump says, breath it in so you can get a tax break!

    • yourallsinners 1 Reply

      you don’t have to leave, just wear a mask.

    • All things fishing!! Reply

      Rob Dim it cures COVID 19!

  5. bill free Reply

    good,so what…shithole state…

  6. californiahummus Reply

    2020 – I’m guessing tomorrow it will rain frogs somewhere.

    • Chica Allichi Reply

      Ha ha ha, JESUS WEPT

    • Karlos Khaos Reply

      No no Australian funnel Web spiders

    • Karlos Khaos Reply

      @Chica Allichi no no I know my brother he is in barrels of laughter

    • Thomas Burns Reply

      With the way this year’s been I wouldn’t doubt it

    • Baby Cake Reply

      I guess this is for us 🤷🏿‍♀️

  7. 5-Hydroxy Tryptamine Reply

    A pool chemical manufacturing plant caught fire…
    Awesome, breathing chlorine, algicide, and pH adjuster is super healthy. Thank God for these chemical companies; without them, rich people might have to swim in rivers and lakes with us common folk. “God bless America.”

    • thegorn68 Reply

      It’s a plant that makes trichloro-s-triazintrione products ONLY (i.e. tablets and granular). There are no algicides, balancers, etc. Trichlor is used for not only residential in ground pools, but public commercial pools and smaller above ground pools where you might see “common folk” swim.

    • Jake P Reply

      @thegorn68 and now its in the air we breath

  8. Nick Degtoff Reply

    When doesn’t the South have a fuel or chemical fire

    • karmakazi219 Reply

      Seriously. And when aren’t the chemical/oil plants located next to a body of water and in the middle of a densely populated area?

  9. hasarutoe tensakey Reply

    I haven’t begun wait till it gets cold mua ha ha ha ha

    -2020

  10. Patricia Schoemaker Reply

    Using fire to summon hurricanes in hurricane season while the Military Industrial Complex teaches Saudi’s how to use their weather weapon of mass destruction. Google Saudi Flooding!

    • John Barron Reply

      Your imaginary scenario is as valid as any other imaginary scenario.

  11. ddcermack Reply

    While all these natural and chemicals disasters plague our country. Pres T is telling us what a great job he’s doing to protect, heal, support, and make this the Greatest Nation the world has every seen. (Watch the swinging pendulum, you are getting very sleepy, now close you eyes…to all of the impending danger and destruction, and listen to his very calming voice).

    I’ve done more for every person on the face of the earth (must are saying, even more the Jesus himself). You are more well off than you’ve ever been (most are saying much better than any other generation). Give me another four years and you’ll be thanking ME for heaven on earth (now here’s your cup of koolaid…drink it all down quickly).

    • Chica Allichi Reply

      Ha ha dont let THAT CUP come NIGH THEE JESUS PLEASE, HEAVEN HELP US ALL!!

  12. Christopher Robin Garrish Reply

    COVID, Trump, Chlorine gas burning……

    • Roger Anglin Reply

      jogger-lovers… meaning YOU.

  13. Carlos C Reply

    So water caused a fire… Yup… 4 more months…

  14. Drummin John Reply

    Why are we producing such things?

    • Roger Anglin Reply

      Have to keep inventory sustained so that looters have something to steal… Banjo Lips Matter

    • Joe Costantino Reply

      Roger -illegitimate son of God

    • John The Fisherman Reply

      We need to fill all those pools ppl never use.

  15. Auntie Pha Reply

    Trump regulation slashing, there you go folks!!

  16. mdo686 Reply

    If you breath any of those burning chemicals, drink a glass of disinfectant. LOL

    • Clint Countryman Reply

      Lol!!

    • Meg Reply

      it is what it is

    • Clint Countryman Reply

      @Meg Lol!!!!

    • Karon Smith Reply

      Not lol,

    • Paul Ferrante Reply

      @Meg “We do it all the time, get over it” – Dumb A*se Mick Mulvaney 🤦‍♂️🤪

  17. Rob Dim Reply

    Trump don’t worry its a hoax!

    • William Roberts Reply

      Scripted

    • Roger Anglin Reply

      Ya, so is Banjo Lives Matter.

    • Joe Costantino Reply

      Roger you sound drunk and sad…

  18. Jack Meoff Reply

    Go and take selfies everyone.

  19. Harry Reply

    Beirut 2.0??? I hope not.

  20. Kathy in Wonderland Reply

    So there’s always some emergency in Louisiana.. wtf didn’t they have a safer place to keep chemicals and why have such huge amount in one place.. when will people say enough of the chemicals and fires and explosions????

    • Titi1324 Kiki13 Reply

      They learned how to store chemicals from LEBANON.

    • William Sanders Reply

      @Titi1324 Kiki13 lol

    • Noell Reply

      There are far more factors in play here. Just saying.

  21. Furious Rivera Reply

    Acid Rain next ??? #2020

  22. Erika Martinez Reply

    Oh no

  23. Gondwanaland Reply

    trump appropriated $44 billion from FEMA’s disaster relief fund to spend elsewhere. Great forward thinking trump.

  24. Andreia DaSilva Reply

    for reals 2020 is a sign to get Trump out of office… mother earth is throwing everything at the situation to show people the real trump. stop making excuses for him.

  25. H S Reply

    Is there a curse on the USA !!

    • Chica Allichi Reply

      The LAND is spewing ALL the WICKED and EVIL OUT, Lets just be PRAYERFUL-JESUS WEPT

    • Jennifer Gibson Reply

      This is going on all over the world.

  26. JAYA SKAN Reply

    Could this be an act of sabotage?

    • Eastwood Unforgiven Reply

      Of course it is, putin wanted trump to be president

  27. Дмитрий Бурбовский Reply

    .#zZz#.⚡⬇️⬆️💀☢ КОДОВАЯ КРАСОТА ИЗЛУЧЕНИЯ….💀⚡⚡⚡

  28. TruckerExile E Reply

    That’s the PPG industries plants, they make ceramics, textiles, and yes they have chlorine to, so it is a dangerous place if something was to go wrong, the winds were so extreme it’s not surprising this happened and something malfunctioned or was destroyed

  29. DJ Doppler Reply

    On the bright side, that chlorine gas almost certainly kills the Coronavirus.

    • marie MARIN Reply

      When it’s the 5g towers hmmm idk ??

    • Eastwood Unforgiven Reply

      According to trump

  30. Big Paulie Reply

    This is just as bad as Katrina was back in the day

  31. Denver Hays Reply

    Chlorine gas is fatal. Wtf, do these reporters not research what they report on?

  32. sprthrwwychnnl Reply

    The first ever chemical weapon deployed in warfare was chlorine gas.

  33. marie MARIN Reply

    JESUS IS THE WAY THE LIFE & TRUTH , TRUST IN HIM WITH UR WHOLE HEART. & DONT EXPECT THE WORLD TO GET BETTER UNTIL JESUS COMES THATS WHEN THE R E A L PEACE COMES , EVERY OTHER PEACE PLAN IS FAKE…. JESUS DIED FOR THE FORGIVENESS OF UR SINS ALL HES ASKING YOU IS TO BELIEVE ON HIM , HE DIDNT ASK U IF U WOULD LIKE HIM TO DIE FOR YOU SINS HE WILLINGLY DID IT WHILE WE WERE/ARE STILL SINNERS, HE LOVES US SOOO MUCH , HOW CAN WE REJECT A GOD LIKE THAT … IT WAS LOVE THAT STARTED IT ALL. I DONT CARE WHAT UR DE3ALING WITH IN UR LIFE THE ENEMY WILL MAKE U THINK THERES NO GOD BBUT HE IS HERE HES ALL AROUND US HE IS FAITHFUL AND JUST , MAKE SURE YOUR FOCUSING ON HIM THIS WORLD IS NOT A PROMISE BUT HIS WORDS ARE AND THEY NEVER CHANGE BC HE IS THE WORD… ASK HIM INTO UR HEART TONIGHT .GOD BLESSS.

    EPHESIANS 2:8
    For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

    • marie MARIN Reply

      DR – God bless you and those that recieve the message and DONT mock bc our spoke of mockers and scoffers in the last days … a fool says in his heart God doesn’t exist ! Have a bless night ! God is faithful let’s continue to keep watch amen 🙏 ✝️

    • marie MARIN Reply

      Mae M amen he is & he is faithful and just ! He loves us in truth amen 🙏 ❤️ ✝️

    • marie MARIN Reply

      Blunted206 God bless you our father is fighting for you too …

    • Bujaboy Reply

      @marie MARIN Amen ! 🙏🏾

    • marie MARIN Reply

      Bujaboy God bless you how great is our God that he has prepared a place for us in heaven how great is our God that he sent his only begotten son to died for the forgiveness of our sins . How great is our God that he and son are one he said I am the way the truth and life & I believe it by faith …. faith is not seeing ! People forget that … we pay attention to the things that don’t even matter and forget the things that do . God bless you pray for the lost ! ✝️ ❤️ 🕊

  34. olives peppers Reply

    Engineered chaos, hurricane man made also. order out of chaos.

  35. Titi1324 Kiki13 Reply

    2020 has a lot of surprises in STOCK.

    • Karlos Khaos Reply

      We ain’t done with you lot yet.
      😁

    • AlexSilva1983 Reply

      Oh 💩 🙀

  36. Bodacious Oasis Reply

    CAN, ask the WWI doughboys if chlorine gas CAN cause respiratory health problems, among other problems, jeez Louise there ain’t no if, there ain’t no ‘some people’ that can be affected’, that crap is big bad news, period.

  37. Gale Holley Reply

    Prayers for LA

  38. Emily Knight Reply

    My mother litigated a case on behalf of the workers who worked at a pool “factory” where chlorine, ignited, turned into what is essentially mustard gas. It harms the skin and respiratory system upon impact. This is really scary.

    • chad Reply

      Yeah i bet the storm took all that gas across the east coast with it too

  39. Beast J Reply

    There are 374,000 people that are on unemployment that wont be getting aid , payments need to be released to these unemployment people. Congress has forgot about them

  40. Shari T Reply

    Yikes! Poor Louisiana people…you guys got slammed! I hope they get that under control fast!!

  41. BayouDrummer985 Reply

    I am not donating to chuck Schumer. That advertisement. Look at what louisiana and texas are going through right now and I got this shmuck asking for money. There are two more comming are way too within the next week

  42. john cooley Reply

    Praying for safer days and quick recovery.

  43. Tewthpaste Reply

    *BREAKING NEWS: people who inhale the gases was cure from Covid.*

  44. David Ralph Reply

    Bet you it was started by those who said they can’t waste a good disaster I. E., W. H. O.//C.D.C.//Dems. To try blame Trump.

  45. Ivan 123 Reply

    Those who are in charge and did not secure this,deserve dead penalty

  46. Luzifer Cortez Martinez the 8th Reply

    Nice

  47. Luzifer Cortez Martinez the 8th Reply

    Don’t Worry We Mexicans will keep you safe

  48. Luzifer Cortez Martinez the 8th Reply

    Not a big deal just work fir us to clean up

  49. Nicole Love Reply

    So, will the toxic air pollution from that chemical warfare, i mean, chemical explosion of “chlorine gas” cause “covid”-like symptoms?

  50. merlie331 Reply

    2020 is soo painful😢😢😭😭

  51. Soren Ingram Reply

    Id be Getting up stream of the fire and smoke…

  52. Honest Opinion Reply

    As always, no one will be held accountable.
    This is America

    • MobileDecay Reply

      Someone needs to detain that hurricane immediately! 😲😲😲

  53. Grumpy Oldman Reply

    Beirut, the people got blown away instantly.
    Louisiana, the people get gassed slowly.

    • Darren Edmonds Reply

      There’s radiation in the cĺorine. At the tide change there is a very fast send and receive to the stars. Some are bitter some are sweet some salty some crispy some chewy. Now this process will enevitabaly create combustion and boom bearuit

  54. deaire riley Reply

    The second time bio lab has had a fire at one of there facility.

  55. krepnata kadara Reply

    Can’t wait for next hurricane laced with corrosive fumes

  56. Suman Kaur Reply

    What is 2020? 🤯🤦‍♀️

  57. Ana Gomez Reply

    Jesus son of David have Mercy on🕊🌍🕊🌎🕊🌏🕊❤️

    • Mercy one Trick Reply

      Please lord keep us safe 🙏😣

    • Silvaliah Reply

      praise satan

    • Mercy one Trick Reply

      @Silvaliah 🚯🛵😫⛽🛴😱🐔🐬⚘⛽🛂↪🏩🏚♦️🏤🏞🌋🐌⚠️📵🥶⤴️🥔🏨🧤😵🧤😲🛴🎯🧵🎭🏩🥝🐌🏦🌳😲🍑😜🏵🌰😫🥬😱🍅🥝🏧🥿🩲🥻🐠🥊🦺🧤🥿🎫🎫🎎🎀🎐🎊

    • Silvaliah Reply

      @Mercy one Trick are u ok

  58. rolando escleto jr. Reply

    there’s more to come i guess

  59. wel1968 Reply

    These people, voted for, and support the albatross called trump.
    I hope they all suffocate.
    Worthless, less than human scum…
    God’s will, accept it, suffer, pass, be gone from us you inbred worthless less than human scum trumpanzies…

  60. Karlos Khaos Reply

    What chems are burning

  61. Momma Bears Corner Reply

    its a shame what MAN is doing to this earth and each other

    • Jake P Reply

      Bread has mold. Steel has rust. Trees have termites. Earth has humans!

  62. Peter Torbay Reply

    Swamp gas reflecting off Venus. This alibi is totally bogus. All those chemicals are tightly sealed in process vessels and piping that could withstand a nuclear blast. They also all have fail-safe overpressure systems that safely vent fumes. The entire building is burning and also some kind of chemical dump out side. Bags of pools chemicals don’t spontaneously ignite either, but they are blaming it on chlorine gas, which would have double fail-safe controls. This is one of many lame disasters that Congress will force taxpayers to cough up $60 BILLION for, like Katrina and Sandy. Each.

  63. Shawn Ward Reply

    THERE IS FOOTAGE OF THIS EXPLODING DURING THE HURRICANE!!!!! #MR.MBB333. 4hour 45min live feed, Laura landfall. Explosion at 4h 14min 44sec. Monitoring I10 bridge feed. It’s black and white, but it is INCREDIBLE! GET IT FIRST!!✌

  64. Nathaniel12345678910 Reply

    Boy 2020 is absolutely terrible.

  65. Nathaniel12345678910 Reply

    Let’s not do anything about Cancer which is the 2nd most fatal disease but shut down the country for COVID

  66. aha Reply

    Is that harmful? We have such fires in India in chemical plants all the time. Only poor ppl live closer to such plants and get affected. Is it going to be of any issue in America? It is just some smoke!!

    • T B Reply

      So poor people lives doesn’t matter in India???

    • aha Reply

      No ones life I guess. Just like the fat cow, the moment it stops being useful or the moment it’s death starts becoming more important than its life, it is taken away. Some ppl are not visible at all, so no one cares or reports or forgets the person easily. No ones life is important here in this nation.

  67. Emmanuel The Key Reply

    Repent brothers and sisters. Open your eyes, turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that you may receive forgiveness of sins (acts 26 v 18). – – The Son of Yahuah, Yahushua Hamashiac is the light of the world, the living waters. Believe He is the son of Yahuah (ancient Hebrew name for G-d) that He died for your sins and was raised to life on the third day so you may have eternal life. His sacrifice and shed blood made it possible for us to be with him . Seek him and live righteously by His word. Ask the Spirit of Truth to live in you which was given to us after he ascended. Ask him to open you eyes and fill you with everything that comes from Yah. Love one another.

    36 Master, which is the great commandment in the law?

    37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

    38 This is the first and great commandment.

    39 And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

    • RoB BeatS Reply

      Yes 100% agree with everything written above

  68. Thomas Burns Reply

    Lousiana: Laura hits not effective
    Hurricane Laura: *CHEMICAL PLANT B*TCH*

  69. chad Reply

    Why are we still building things so big and we don’t even have proper ways to put out the scale of fires they can create? We need more common sense in this world

  70. Joseph Bennett Reply

    Wait a sec, I saw videos that said it was a domino sugar refinery and now these people are saying it is a chemical plant, MAKE UP YOUR FREAKING MIND it’s either a sugar refinery or chemical plant.

  71. Midnight Adventurer Reply

    Zombies?

  72. Tammy Forbes Reply

    My son was right! He showed me a calendar for 2020 and every month was a new world ending event for some one! 😂

  73. Lik Hong Tan Reply

    Judgement day for americian

    • Ohh Heat Reply

      Yup these are Plagues being set by The Most High God of Israel he is in controll people will start to make the connection of how he destroyed egypt and freed his people to how the exodus in America is going to be when he delivers his people out of 400+ years of captivity.

    • D. Adamson Reply

      Yup! and World WarZ scenario possibly next..

  74. Darren Edmonds Reply

    There is radiation in the smoke. Beware of tide change like bearuit

  75. seyfu seyd Reply

    You know what is it?

  76. miracles 100513 Reply

    GODS COMING SOON

  77. paul w Reply

    trump makes god angry

  78. 1GoldRunner Reply

    Republican paradise.

  79. riki rex Reply

    Biblical…

  80. julie lim Reply

    Oh no!!

  81. Nexhmedin Rexha Reply

    “HRANA ZA KOV19”

  82. MobileDecay Reply

    She may wanna wear more than just a mask while she’s there.

  83. Willubhave Five Reply

    2020 the year of explosions first Behruit, Russia gas station, now Louisiana

  84. Anna - Let's Get Acquainted Reply

    1:55 howling

  85. palmshoot Reply

    Now the seafood has a smoky flavor.

  86. Raoul Radio Reply

    Trump will make promises of federal help…but he won’t really keep those promises.

  87. The Happy Gabe Show Reply

    I was just in this town 4 weeks ago….

  88. AleckoGecko Reply

    Ah yes 2020 must of Seen there was enough damage ):

  89. White Lotus Reply

    Thanks for letting us know. This is horrible 😞

  90. Jimmy Hatts Reply

    “I told them to explode hurricane Laura with a nuclear bomb, but no one would listen. I know more than the generals, believe me.”

  91. Yoel Future Reply

    Thats not normal explosive btw, it’s a poisonous explosive 🤮🤮

  92. Ultimate Noob Reply

    I REJECT MY HUMANITY MOTHER EARTH

    -2020

  93. Lost In Saigon Reply

    How terrible

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