A huge fire has broken out in Denham Springs at a chemical warehouse. 200 people have been evacuated and approximately 100 firefighters are reportedly on the scene combatting the inferno.
The explosion, occurring around 2 p.m. alarmed the local community. Visible from over 20 miles away, even as far as Baton Rouge, firefighters hope to contain the blaze.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.