At approximately 7:15PM a fire broke out in a cooling tower at the LyondellBasell Houston Refinery at 12000 Lawndale.
LyondellBasell ERT and CIMA responded. The fire was contained to the cooling tower and did not occur in a process area.
Thick smoke was visible, but there was no off-site impact. The fire was extinguished and officials sounded the all-clear by 10:15PM.