St. Charles Parish statement regarding fire at St. Rose tank terminal facility

Published 6:22 am Monday, June 13, 2022

St. Rose- At approximately 8:45 p.m. on June 12, International-Matex Tank Terminals experienced a fire that impacted a petroleum fuel oil piping manifold at its St. Rose, LA storage terminal. IMTT personnel brought the fire under control by 9:15 p.m and it was extinguished shortly thereafter.

All personnel on-site have been accounted for and no injuries have been reported. The company immediately activated its emergency response plan and notified the appropriate officials and agencies.

IMTT is monitoring ambient air quality near the facility and does not anticipate any off-site impacts as a result of the fire. The company is currently investigating the cause of the fire.

Please direct any media inquiries to David LaPlante,