Flash fire at Carboline Plant sends one man to hospital

Reported by KPLC staff:

According to Acadian Ambulance one person was transported to St. Patrick's Hospital and then taken to Baton Rouge after an accident that occurred at the Carboline plant in North Lake Charles.

Plant spokesperson Ed Yezic says a piece of equipment overheated causing a flash fire.

Carboline is a supplier of corrosion resistant products specializing in coatings, linings and fireproofing.