Vaporized oil released from Phillips 66 affects some nearby cars - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Vaporized oil released from Phillips 66 affects some nearby cars

(Source: Viewer photo) (Source: Viewer photo)
WESTLAKE, LA (KPLC) -

KPLC viewers reported an oil cloud in the area of Phillips 66 Monday that affected some vehicles in the area.

Public Relations Director Megan Hartman confirmed that there was a release from Phillips 66.

Megan Hartman: "On Monday, Oct. 9, a small amount of oil was vaporized through a steam vent from the Phillips 66 Lake Charles Refinery.  Our internal response team immediately responded to the incident.  Air monitoring was conducted with no discoveries.  The release resulted in small droplets on vehicles parked downwind of the steam vent and the affected vehicles will be cleaned.  Measures to prevent reoccurrence have been implemented."

Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • TDL Week 8: DeRidder hosts Leesville in Game of the Week

    TDL Week 8: DeRidder hosts Leesville in Game of the Week

    Friday, October 20 2017 2:45 PM EDT2017-10-20 18:45:36 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The Hooper Trophy is up for grabs tonight when DeRidder hosts Leesville in a District 3-4A matchup. The game should be a good one as both teams enter the Touchdown Live Game of the Week with only one loss. They're also leading the district. DeRidder (5-1, 1-0) has won four straight and is coming off a 35-20 win over Tioga (5-2, 1-1), a team that needs Leesville to win to get back in the district championship picture. Leesville (6-1, 2-0) won its first two district games. A win ove...

    More >>

    The Hooper Trophy is up for grabs tonight when DeRidder hosts Leesville in a District 3-4A matchup. The game should be a good one as both teams enter the Touchdown Live Game of the Week with only one loss. They're also leading the district. DeRidder (5-1, 1-0) has won four straight and is coming off a 35-20 win over Tioga (5-2, 1-1), a team that needs Leesville to win to get back in the district championship picture. Leesville (6-1, 2-0) won its first two district games. A win ove...

    More >>
  • LIVE at 1 p.m.: Puppy Cam!

    LIVE at 1 p.m.: Puppy Cam!

    Friday, October 20 2017 1:56 PM EDT2017-10-20 17:56:08 GMT

    Gill Bright Animal Hospital Puppy Cam is every other Friday at 1 p.m.

    More >>

    Gill Bright Animal Hospital Puppy Cam is every other Friday at 1 p.m.

    More >>
  • Here's LaGrange High School Homecoming Parade route

    Here's LaGrange High School Homecoming Parade route

    Friday, October 20 2017 1:40 PM EDT2017-10-20 17:40:31 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The LaGrange High School Homecoming Parade will begin at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20. Parade lineup will be at 1 p.m., at LaGrange Football Stadium. The parade will head south on Louisiana Avenue, then west on Walter Street, then north on Kirkman Street and back on East College Street. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

    More >>

    The LaGrange High School Homecoming Parade will begin at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20. Parade lineup will be at 1 p.m., at LaGrange Football Stadium. The parade will head south on Louisiana Avenue, then west on Walter Street, then north on Kirkman Street and back on East College Street. Copyright 2017 KPLC. All rights reserved.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly