Emergency crews have responded to the Bayton Olefins Plant, assisting Exxon’s fire teams.

The company said it was conducting air quality monitoring “as a precaution” as well as “personal accounting” to ensure the safety of employees and contractors on the site.

“We deeply regret any disruption or inconvenience that this incident may have caused the community,” Exxon said.

Local residents sent video footage of flames inside the facility, which authorities say affected the unit that contains polypropylene material.

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