UPDATE: No injuries reported at Valero refinery fire in Meraux

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St. Barnard deputies close St. Bernard Highway outside of the Valero Refinery in Meraux.

UPDATE: Some workers were evacuated, but no one was injured at the Valero refinery in Meraux, and the explosion turned out to be a small fire.

ST. BERNARD PARISH (WGNO) – An explosion has been reported at the Valero refinery in Meraux.

Traffic has been shut down along sections of St. Bernard Highway.

Stay tuned to WGNO as this story develops.

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