Fire ignites on production line at Shreveport's UOP plant
Honeywell UOP reports fire
The Honeywell UOP facility in Shreveport experienced a fire on one of its production lines Monday afternoon. There were no injuries.
Caddo Parish firefighters responded to the fire and brought it under control, said spokesman Peter Dalpe.
The fire involved an elevator used to move materials between floors. The cause of the fire is not know at this time and the company plans a full investigation, Dalpe said.
The facility, which makes catalysts used by refiners and petrochemical producers, stopped production on the affected line. The facility belongs to UOP, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell.
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